Through the Garden Gate

A Diary of the English Countryside

Stephen de VereA British wildlife film photographed and narrated by wildlife cameraman Stephen de Vere who has filmed for many award-winning BBC nature documentary series.
A year spent filming near his home includes highlights such as hares boxing, fox cubs at play, sparrowhawks mating and baby barn owls inside their nest.

The film is a personal view, giving an insight into what it’s like being a wildlife cameraman and reminding us that you don’t have to travel to all corners of the world to get close to nature.

“A wonderful portrait of a hidden corner of the English countryside, full of unexpected delights.”
Stephen Moss naturalist, author and broadcaster


Out now on DVD and to stream and download in HD.

Released: April 2010
Feature length: 49 minutes
Extras: 3 minute film ‘Local Treasures’
Audio: The narration can be turned off to make it easy to use in teaching or for watching the film while enjoying just the natural sounds of nature.
Format: DVD, Widescreen, Dolby Stereo 2/0, Pal TV, Region ‘0’ (All)
Language: English (No subtitles)

A percentage of all sales of the DVD goes to The Wildlife Trusts charity.

Barn owl
“It carries the vole torpedo-style to reduce wind resistance.”