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October Road Diversion

Yesterday, 18th October, Northumberland County Council began work on the Alnwick/Eglingham – Chillingham road. It will be closed until 28th October, but there is a simple diversion in place. It is closed at Harehope gardens, where you can turn left and cut through to the A697. Turn right onto the A697 and take the second […]

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October,October

March for the dull and sober. As we move towards the end of our visitor season, there really is no better time to visit Chillingham Park. The bracken has already turned and the birch are yellow. Any day now the beech will take on their autumn colours and the whole Park will be a riot […]

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Fight time!

The Chillingham Wild Cattle breed all year round, so calves can be born at any time of year. Some unlucky ones will be born in the depths of winter, whilst the more fortunate will emerge in a perfect spring. This spread calving pattern does mean that the calves will meet a spread of weather and […]

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Badgers out and about.

We now have quite a large population of badgers within and around the Park with several active sets. These animals are generally nocturnal so are seldom seen by visitors. However, the recent spell of dry weather has meant that they cant feed as easily at night as they would like. Thus, they are out and […]

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