Water Birds

The fresh water habitat provides a cosy and safe home for water birds, allowing them to dip in and out as they please in amongst the forty different waterlilies that water holds.

The garden attracts a range of water birds such as herons, moorhens and kingfishers along with thrushes, larks, robins, three types of woodpecker and many other native British species.

The beauty of this is the original vision behind the water garden. As a devoted naturalist and an enthusiastic studier of flora and fauna, John Spedan Lewis wanted the water garden to attract all walks of wildlife, truly bringing it to life.