Mayfields Farm

40 acres grassland farm

At only 40 acres, Mayfields Farm may be small, but it is beautiful and every aspect of it has been considered for wildlife. It was donated to the CRT in 2004 by Greta McDonough and is based in the quaint village of Themelthorpe, in the parish of Foulsham, Norfolk.


A traditional orchard of indigenous trees was planted at Mayfields Farm not long after the CRT took over. At 10 years old, the orchard is still in its adolescent stage, but will soon be reaching maturity. Sheep and lambs graze around the trees making it a beautiful spot to sit and take in the atmosphere and forget about modern life for a few moments.

Another highlight of the farm is the wet woodland, which is rare. The unusual habitat attracts a wide range of different species. A raised, accessible footpath runs through the wet woodland to allow everyone to enjoy it from a safe perspective which leads to the red squirrel enclosure. 

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Notable species spotted at Mayfields Farm

Spotted flycatcher
Spotted Flycatcher

CuckooCuckoo

Yellowhammer
Yellowhammer

UK conservation status:   Red 

UK conservation status:   Red 

UK conservation status:   Red 

Common species spotted at Mayfields Farm

GreenfinchGreenfinch

Fieldfare

StarlingStarling

UK conservation status: Green   UK conservation status:   Red  UK conservation status:   Red 

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