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Explore Raglan Country Estate

We have many wildlife species recorded on the Estate. See if you can spot a few, as you adventure out and explore at your own leisure.

Around the grounds you will find several signs in many locations to help you identify the species on your Nature spotting sheet.

Return to Chalon Rhaglan with as many species recorded on your worksheet and receive a prize for your great observational wildlife spotting work.

Good luck!


Look to the sky! This is a great viewpoint to look out for Buzzards as they soar and glide in the thermals above.

Mistle Thrush

These old apple trees are a favourite for our resident Mistle Thrushes. Look out and listen for them singing atop the trees during spring or picking berries from the clumps of Mistle Toe in winter.

Oak Tree

This mature Oak tree is around 150 years old! Did you know an oak tree can support up to 2,300 different species. It can provide a place to live and a food source for nesting birds, insects, mammals, fungi and lichen to name a few.

Common Frog

See if you can spot some frogs or frogs spawn in the shallows of our wildlife pond. The marginal plants provide great cover for them to reproduce and hide from potential predators.


Blackthorn is an early flowering tree species which attracts early pollinators such as Honey bees and butterflies.


Look out for rabbits grazing on the edge of the hedgerows. Hedgerows such as this provide a great home for many species including rabbits, dormice and many nesting birds.

Raft Spider

If you look carefully in the edges of the pond, you may be able to spot a Raft spider skating on the surface of the water.

Honey Bee

Honey bees have naturally found a home in this apple tree. If you watch from a distance you may be able to see them going in and out with pollen on their legs which they have collected from various flowers around the estate.

Look out for our new Beehives which are designed to attract new swarms of bees to the estate.

Orange Tip Butterfly

Orange tip butterflies are an early flying species that can often been seen in the wild meadows, grasslands and along hedgerows around the estate.
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