Winterwatch at Lodge Park and Sherborne Estate

The BBC was back at the Sherborne Park Estate for Winterwatch in late January.

When did Winterwatch visit?

Dozens of wildlife cameramen, miles of cabling, a small village of producers and not to mention Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan, Martin Hughes-Games, and Gillian Burke, were back in Sherborne for Winterwatch.

Having been home to BBC Two's Springwatch and Autumnwatch this year, the BBC team were getting to know our winter wildlife too.

From the roost of 80 red kites, the places where bats hide in winter and the fields where farm birds are fed by local farmers, they have seen some of the best that Sherborne can offer.

Winterwatch was broadcast on BBC Two between 29 January and 1 February. 

What goes on at Sherborne?

Nature moments
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Saving farmland birds on Sherborne Park Estate

At Sherborne Park Estate in Gloucestershire, we aren't just sowing seeds for our own crops. Peter, one of our farmers, shows us how he's helping numbers of farmland birds to soar.

Bird print in snow

Identifying animal tracks 

Have you ever been out on a walk and spotted paw prints in soft mud or snow? With our handy guide you'll soon be able to tell your deer prints from your rabbit tracks, and find out which animals live nearby.

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What can we learn from nature around us?

From hidden tracks to fallen feathers, the forest is filled with the signs of wildlife. Join ranger Anna and the children of Sherborne school in this video as they find out what nature can teach us.

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Take a winter walk around Sherborne

Join our Countryside Manager, Simon, on a snowy wildlife walk around Sherborne.

Large red deer stag on the moor with heather clad hills in background at Lyme, Cheshire

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.

Gillian Burke, Michaela Strachan and Chris Packham

On BBC TV 

Find out more about Springwatch, see extra clips and photos on the BBC website.

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