Autumnwatch at Lodge Park and Sherborne Estate

This year BBC Autumnwatch is being hosted on the Sherborne Park Estate. Working together with our tenant farmers and partner organisations we're ensuring the Sherborne Park stays the home of a diverse range of wildlife.

BBC returns to Sherborne

What goes on at Sherborne?

Nature moments
Dormouse, Fyne Court, Somerset

Nail-biting nests 

The rangers at our special places are dedicated to improving habitats for wildlife. From installing nest boxes to monitoring roosts. Some animals, however, have their own ideas about where makes a good home...

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Love is in the air...

The annual deer rut at Charlecote Park, Warwickshire is always exciting but this year the mild weather is encouraging the bucks to take a more laid-back approach. Find out more in this film and get a glimpse of some of the antler-clashing action.

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Know your newts

In this clip from Springwatch, Michaela Strachan shows us the difference between the three types of newt found in the UK; the common newt (also called the smooth newt), the palmate newt and the great-crested newt.

Red squirrel on Brownsea Island, Dorset

Nature & wildlife 

As the UK's biggest land owner, we look after a lot of nature and wildlife. We strive to maintain our land as an environment that supports a rich diversity of life.

Explore the Cotswolds

Martin Hughes-Games, Michaela Strachan, Chris Packham and Gillian Burke

On TV 

Find out when Autumnwatch will be on TV at the BBC website.

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