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Thorndon Country Park

Location:Chelmsford, Essex

Habitats:Wood pasture

Livestock:Various breeds of sheep, Goats

In brief:Large area of wood pasture with grazing enclosures and managed by Essex County Council. They run Soay sheep and feral goats which have proved very effective at scrub control. They have also entered in to a share partnership with a local grazier to buy lambs and rear them for sale as breeding stock, growing them on site.

Contact:Neil Bruce

Tel:01277 211250

Email:thorndon.country.park@essexcc.gov.uk

Weblink:www.essexcc.gov.uk