Deer in Petworth Park

Petworth Park deer: Brilliant photos from rutting season

Rutting season is in full swing at Petworth Park as the young male fallow deer compete to attract the most females by battling it out with their antlers.

By James Connaughton
Friday, 22nd October 2021, 4:21 pm
Updated Monday, 25th October 2021, 4:54 pm

Visitors are encouraged to head over to the park to watch the rut but, according to the Petworth House and Park section on the National Trust website, they are advised to watch from a safe distance with any dogs securely on a lead. If you head along to Petworth Park to watch the rut make sure to share your photos with us by emailing [email protected]

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