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Bishop’s Park Bats

A total of six species of bats have been recorded at Bishop’s Park including common and soprano pipistrelle, brown long-eared bat, Natterer’s bat, noctule and the very rare and special greater horseshoe bat. We are thrilled that these very special creatures make Bishop’s Park their home and are thriving here. The greater horseshoe bats recorded …

The Woodland

Wind your way through the woods to the newly created woodland garden, set in a natural bowl with a mature felled beech tree at its heart – perfect for practising your balancing skills! Relax and enjoy the dappled shade and the calls of birds; taking in the views across the ha-ha to the Tywi Valley. …


Conserving and enhancing opportunities for wildlife to flourish is at the heart of everything we do at Bishop’s Park. Both our buildings and parkland are home to many different species – and through our work we are monitoring what we have and how they make the site their home, noting any changes over the seasons, and maximising opportunities for them to flourish. From otters, bats, slowworms, eels, swans and kingfishers – it’s fascinating to find out who lives in the Park!