We are Going Very Good!

By |2020-08-19T17:44:56+01:0019th August 2020|Latest News, News and Events|

Warden Ellie conducting a tour of the Chillingham Wild Cattle in the historic Chillingham Park. We have now been open for just over a month in this frustrating summer of 2020 and have been delighted to welcome several hundred visitors to the Park and introduce them to the Cattle. In order to ensure that there are no more than 15 [...]

STILL CLOSED……………

By |2020-06-12T12:22:08+01:0012th June 2020|Latest News, News and Events|

We are sorry to say that despite the easing of some of the COVID restrictions, the Chillingham Wild Cattle remain closed to visitors. The Park will stay closed after the 15th June, when Zoos and Safari Parks are able to welcome visitors. The hope is that restrictions will continue to ease so enabling us to welcome visitors again in early [...]

Chillingham Cattle Party

By |2019-10-21T12:00:35+01:0021st October 2019|Latest News, News and Events|

Artists impression of the result of the restoration. So many thanks to all those who supported the fundraising dinner at Chillingham Castle, held on the 12th October by the kind permission of Sir Humphry Wakefield. We had a full house with over 100 people seated in the Great Hall, following a drinks reception in the Minstrels Gallery sponsored by Brockthorpe. [...]

Wild Cattle Review

By |2019-08-09T14:09:45+01:009th August 2019|News and Events|

Thank you to the Northern Echo for including us in its list of attractions for families to visit this summer. It wrote a very nice review of the visit: "Young ones will, however, love to visit the rare Chillingham Cattle on the site next to the castle. We were taken to visit the herd of around 100 in the back [...]

New additions to the Chillingham Herd!

By |2019-08-09T14:02:16+01:009th August 2019|News and Events|

Say hello to our new arrival at Chillingham Park! As you know, there has never been any new blood introduced to the herd for hundreds of years, so this little chap will get no further than the Visitor Centre. When you visit, Lara and Kim will be delighted to help you take home as many as you want. Who could [...]

Where not to Wall!

By |2017-04-11T08:01:12+01:0011th April 2017|Latest News, News and Events|

If I was going to build a dry stone wall, I would try and avoid building it straight across a peat bog. Our forefathers were clearly more talented and were not put off by small matters such as deep peat! The wall that forms the north eastern boundary of the Park, alongside Ammerside Woods, was constructed across a mire. Somehow, [...]

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