Re-wilding the Countryside

Re-wilding the Countryside

On the Knepp Estate in Sussex re-wilding has created a profusion of wildlife that takes us back to the sights and sounds of our English countryside in the  past.

While these Old English Longhorn cattle graze the grass and the bushes two turtledoves are purring in a tree. The romantic call of a cuckoo echoes across the open scrub. Mating frogs and toads are croaking in a nearby pond.  Across the meadows there is a constant hum of contented insects.  Crickets chirp in the long grass, butterflies, hoverflies and bees are everywhere.  The ove…


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