Wildlife

Our places provide homes for lots of different types of wildlife. We're working to ensure that these special places and their residents stay protected

Arctic tern in flight on the Farne Islands, Northumberland
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Aylsham, Norfolk

One day is never enough. Discover a complete Norfolk estate with something for everyone.

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Plympton, Devon

A wooded valley opening up to the moors of Dartmoor with a rich and varied industrious past

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Ely, Cambridgeshire

The National Trust's oldest nature reserve, and England's most famous fen

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A home for nature and wildlife

Find out the best places in Llŷn to spot your favourite coastal creatures; from seal spotting delights, the famous red-legged choughs, dolphin encounters and Porthdinllaen’s seagrass bed.

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Seal-watching walks

Atlantic grey seals begin breeding in September, with the pupping season continuing right through until November. We look after several places which are great for spotting these white-furred pups in autumn.

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Discover wildlife on the Holnicote Estate

Webber's Post, Somerset

See some of Exmoor's most well-known and iconic wildlife on the National Trust's Holnicote Estate.

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Autumn family fun at Knole

Knole, Kent

Get outdoors and embrace the change in season this autumn half-term, with our wildlife walks and nature-themed arts and crafts for all the family.

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Wildlife in Leigh Woods

Leigh Woods, Bristol

Leigh Woods is a great place to discover wildlife.

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Wildlife on the Ashridge Estate

Ashridge Estate, Hertfordshire

From deer rutting to badger spotting every season reveals something interesting when it comes to spotting wildlife at Ashridge. Make sure you pack your binoculars and camera and see what you can find.

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Wildlife on the Mendip Hills

Mendip Hills

The rare limestone grassland landscape on the Mendip Hills is home to a wide array of flora and fauna.

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Wildlife on the Farne Islands

Farne Islands, Northumberland

Find the seals, puffins and over 100,000 seabirds, that call our special place home each year, on your visit.

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Deer keeping with Dom: Winter at Knole

Knole, Kent

The deer have grown their thick winter coats and full antlers by December. During the coldest months, Dom lays deer feed in the park every day to make sure the herd gains weight and the bucks don’t lose condition after the rut.

Safeguarding nature

Find out how we're helping to look after natural habitats and native species