A stark change from winter, the summer season offers an abundance of food and cover for a huge myriad of species. Summertime flowers provide the perfect opportunity to improve your butterfly and bee identification skills with a vast variety of species to be seen; such as the buff tailed bumblebee shown below. For a chance to display your photography work, send your wildlife photos and your name via the 'contact us' page.
Visit other local historical and wildlife places. Gunpowder was manufactured at Oare for several centuries on a site that has become valuable for wildlife. Visitors are invited to follow the marked trails that lead through the woodlands and grassy glades, past the millpond and discover the remains of industry. Oare Gunpowder Works Country Park is managed by Swale Borough Council. In partnership with Kent Countryside Management Partnerships.