With woodland, open farm fields, ancient trees and the watermeadows, there are a huge range of habitats for wildlife at the Sherborne Park Estate. We work hard to improve them and encourage even more wildlife. Here's a few examples of what can be found.
When animals struggle to find a place to live, sometimes they need a helping hand. Our team at Sherborne have many ways they help.
What do bats chat about? Inside the maternity roost of lesser horseshoe bats there seems to be something to talk about.
With a top speed of up to 50 mph hares are definitely fleet of paw. Luckily the chances of spotting them at Sherborne are increasing. What’s the secret of their success?
Birds are used to living in harmony together in Sherborne’s mature trees. But one willow is currently home to surprising residents who’ve abandoned the water for life up in the air.
No day’s the same for Anna…from ringing barn owl chicks to working with camera crews.
When it comes to diet it’s nothing but the best for the Sherborne cattle. But how do their table manners help wildlife? And why are our farmers passionate about wildflowers?
Otters and water voles are two of the most interesting mammals you can find on the banks of the rivers running through the Sherborne Park Estate. Discover more about these fury creatures.
Hooked beak, sharp claws and piercing gaze. It usually means one thing – a magnificent raptor is about, and Sherborne seems to be the perfect place to see them.
A rare visitor to Sherborne, an osprey is currently feeding from the Sherborne Brook.
Sherborne farmer Peter sows four tons of seeds a year – just for birds. The skylarks, yellowhammers and corn buntings all join his seed feast.
Want to learn more about nature and wildlife? Find out about our 'Nature talk and tea' series. The next talk is with Dr George McGavin, entomologist and presenter.
Getting close to wildlife can be done by anybody - not just the BBC camera teams. But it takes a lot of work to ensure the nature spectacles survive for the future. You can can help too.
If you're longing for a quiet getaway or searching for somewhere special for your wedding night, the cottages in Sherborne and Bibury might be just what you're looking for.
if you want to explore nature and see wonderful views then you could try one of our favourite Cotswold walks?
The Sherborne Park Estate was home to Winterwatch on BBC Two in late January. You can find out more about the programme and the stars -
some of the wildlife on the estate.