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

Look out for the wildlife when you stroll through the parkland at Charlecote Park
Beaver kit and mother at the Holnicote Estate, Somerset

First baby beaver born on Exmoor for 400 years 

The pair of beavers we released at the Holnicote Estate in Somerset have had their first baby beaver, which was caught on camera at night swimming with its mother. Find out how these shy creatures are helping us tackle the effects of climate change and create a wetland full of wildlife.

A beaver in a river

Win for Rashford 

Social media users have chosen to name the Exmoor baby beaver after Euro 2020 hero, Marcus Rashford. Rashford is the first beaver born on Exmoor in 400 years, giving hope for future generations.

The common blue buttery

Top spots for summer wildlife 

Warmer days are the perfect excuse to get outdoors, especially when there's lots of summer wildlife to spot as well. From seabirds to baby deer, there are plenty of highlights to look out for this summer.

Find a place in nature

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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Safeguarding nature

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