Have you seen a snake in your garden this summer? Please let us know!

We’re interested in any sightings of snakes in gardens. Your observation will help us assess how snakes are faring. To help with identification take look at the photo gallaries on our snakes information pages. We also some advice about non-native and escaped pet snakes. If you're still unsure please email us a photo and / or detailed description [email protected], or post a photo to our Facebook or Twitter using hashtag #summersnakes.

Find out more about snakes in gardens in our advice notes below:

Identifying Britain’s snakes: a poster to help you decide which kind of snake you’ve spotted Snakes in gardens – Key facts: if you’re short of time, here’s a brief summary
Snakes in gardens – Frequently asked questions: a longer leaflet that answers top snake queries Snakes and garden netting: a guide to help you reduce the chance of snakes getting tangled and dying in netting