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BDS REGIONAL BRANCHES

The map below highlights the areas covered by each BDS branch and underneath the map is a selection box. Simply select the branch from the dropdown menu to view its page.

Branch pages include information on the branch committee, contacts, events and news. Please be aware volunteers run our branches, and they may not be able to respond to enquiries straight away.

When you become a BDS member as part of your membership you can choose to join one or more of our branches. This is a great way to get to know other people in your area who share your interests. 

BDS BRANCH AREA MAP

special interest group: DDM

Defence Deer Management (DDM) is a voluntary organisation of serving military, MOD civil servants and, where necessary, retired personnel who provide a deer management service on behalf of the MOD. 

DDM is a Special Interest Group, rather than a regional branch, of the Society.

LATEST NEWS

A young roebuck persued by a territorial buck' by Ron Perkins 1st

Capturing the Spirit of Wild Deer

Embark on an enchanting journey into the heart of wild deer appreciation with the British Deer Society’s (BDS) Photographer of the Year Competition! Immerse yourself in a unique blend of artistic expression and wildlife celebration as passionate photographers from the BDS community vie for the prestigious title.

Love for Deer: A Valentine's Pledge

Love for Deer: A Valentine’s Pledge

Discover a heartfelt Valentine’s pledge with the British Deer Society! This article invites you to go beyond traditional celebrations and extend your love to the majestic wild deer of the British Isles. Join the BDS movement and become a crucial part of ensuring the well-being of these iconic creatures.

A Glimpse into Winter Transitions

A Glimpse into Winter Transitions

Embark on a captivating exploration of UK deer in February and March, delving into the intriguing transitions of winter. From the spectacle of antler casting to foraging for winter reserves, discover the nuanced behaviours, coat colour shifts, and weather-driven movements that define this transitional season.

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