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Quartet of Cheetah Cubs

A quartet of cheetah cubs are preparing to make their first public appearance at Longleat later this month.  Read more

Sky High PR & Social Media Success!

Now the sand has settled, the aircraft have flown, the event site has been packed away for another year and hundreds of thousands of people have left the resort - marketing and PR statistics show this year’s Air Festival was the most successful in terms of coverage and exposure! With four days of great weather, more than one million people came to see the aviation action and enjoy free entertainment.  Read more

Mass Balloon Launch NEW Record

Longleat has smashed the UK record for the most hot air balloons aloft simultaneously.  Read more

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are being sought to help run a ground-breaking outdoors programme for grandparents and their grandchildren at the Eden Project.  Read more

Spectacular Autumn Predicted

Batsford Arboretum predict a spectacular autumn thanks to extreme weather. Staff at Batsford are gearing up for outstanding autumn colour at the 56 acre arboretum near Moreton-in-Marsh in Gloucestershire.  Read more

Football Fever at Monkey World

While Harry Kane and co are busy preparing for England's World Cup semi-final, an altogether different type of football game is going on at Monkey World, Dorset.  Read more

Biggest of the Big Cats Arrives at Longleat

A pair of Amur tigers – the largest type of big cat in the world – has arrived at Longleat.  Read more

WWI Weekend and Shrouds

The weekend weather was glorious so there was a great turnout for SSAFA’s WWI Living History weekend marking the 100th Anniversary of the end of WWI.  Read more

Animal Park Roars back to The BBC This Summer

TV presenters Ben Fogle and Kate Humble are joining Jean Johansson for another dramatic and heart-warming glimpse into life behind the scenes at Longleat in a new series of Animal Park.  Read more

Eden Project Big Lunch at the Biomes

The Eden Project hosted a Big Lunch for members of its health and community groups on Sunday June 3.  Read more

The Garden at Miserden Wins Award

The Garden at Miserden, located in the Cotswolds, is delighted to have won the Historic Houses Garden of the Year Award. This prestigious national award, sponsored by Christie’s, recognises the importance of the country’s most spectacular historic gardens.  Read more

Eden Project donates plants to hospital

Staff at Royal Cornwall Hospital’s Eden Ward have thanked the Eden Project for brightening up their waiting rooms with beautiful plants.  Read more

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