The garden is a mixture of formal gardens, lakes,
established and newly planted woodland.
There are tracks throughout Chycara with a chance to
view the wildlife, including a resident badger set.
Our top field also affords magnificent views of the
above: The gardens and surrounding countryside even
look good during the depths of winter.
top right: View from Chycara House across the stream
middle right: Just a short walk from the house
bottom right: The lake at Chycara
The grounds and woodland walks are a particular
feature at Chycara and can give endless pleasure for
walking, jogging or just to take in the tranquillity of
We recently planted an orchard and a new boardwalk is under construction in the semi-natural broad-leaved woodland to create a circular walk linked to the existing paths in the planted area. Viewing platforms will be constructed near the stream with interpretation boards to highlight interesting wildlife at the site.
There is a badger set in the top field and a wild mink has been spotted on two occasions, along with roe deer. The two small lakes play host to an annual visit by breeding pairs of moorhens and mallards and these will be especially enjoyed by children from the spring onwards.
There is an abundance of birdlife including owls and
Chycara is a marvellous base to see all these in this