Flora and Fauna in and around the tower

Coots swimming in the moat, rooks nesting in the trees and bats roosting in the Great Tower; the site is bustling with a surprising variety of wildlife. Discover the beasts, birds and plants that call Tattershall Castle their home.

A Daubenton's bat

Bats at Tattershall Castle

Tattershall Castle and Holy Trinity Church next door share one of the largest colonies in Britain.

Box filled of little Great Crested Newts

Great Crested newts at Tattershall Castle

Tattershall Castle hosts the bigger population of Newts in Lincolnshire

Egyptian Goose at Tattershall Castle

Egyptian Geese at Tattershall castle

The Castle is as far north as the geese travel in Britain, with the largest population found on the Norfolk Broads.

Rook nests in trees beside the tower at Tattershall Castle

Tattershall sky

Our rare red brick castle surroundings host some lovely red listed species, come and see who you can spot!