To coincide with the launch of our new book about Chillingham’s unique wild cattle, historic castle and church, and the family associated with the since the twelfth century, BBC Look North came and filmed with us. This feature was aired on BBC 1 at 6.30, in May 2016 and focuses on the three main areas […]
News and Events from Chillingham Wild Cattle
The first comprehensive book about Chillingham in Northumberland-its unique wild cattle, its historic castle and church, and the family associated with them since the twelfth century. Julius Caesar admired the cattle’s ancestors for their brute strength, Sir Walter Scott immortalised them. They were painted by Sir Edwin Landseer and Archibald Thorburn, and depicted at their […]
Our beloved cattle will be featured on Countryfile Sunday 14th June at 19:00 on BBC1.
The actor explores some of the region’s greatest natural wonders. When visiting Chillingham, he encounters one of the world’s oldest breeds of cattle, which, he finds out, is also one of the most dangerous. The Chillingham cattle tell us as much about our past as Bamburgh Castle and Hadrian’s Wall, and we need to treat […]