Cow herd: Woman finds surprise bovine guests in the front garden of her new build home in Longridge

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A mum was rudely interrupted in her new build home - by a herd of cows that were outside her front door.

Michaela Wimbleton, 26, went to investigate when she heard odd noises outside her property in Longridge, Lancs.

She was "shocked" to find cows - and thinks it is because the estate was previously a farmer's field.

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Cows in the road in a housing estate in Longridge. Residents of a new-build countryside estate awoke to a herd of cows MOOving through front gardens. Cows in the road in a housing estate in Longridge. Residents of a new-build countryside estate awoke to a herd of cows MOOving through front gardens.
Cows in the road in a housing estate in Longridge. Residents of a new-build countryside estate awoke to a herd of cows MOOving through front gardens. | Michaela Wimbleton / SWNS

Mum was shocked to find cows on her doorstep

Michaela, who has one child, said she often finds wildlife - including deer and ducks.

The stay at home mum, who moved in two years ago, said: "It used to be a large farmer's field before the estate was built.

"I was shocked when I saw the cows. We see deer sometimes.

Worried the cows might destroy the garden

"But when I saw the cows I didn't know what to do - there were loads of them walking around.

"I thought they were going to come over and destroy my garden - I was a bit worried!

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"I think it might have been a one-off. I've not actually seen cows on the estate before.

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Michaela Wimbleton, 26. Residents of a new-build countryside estate awoke to a herd of cows MOOving through front gardens. Michaela Wimbleton, 26. Residents of a new-build countryside estate awoke to a herd of cows MOOving through front gardens.
Michaela Wimbleton, 26. Residents of a new-build countryside estate awoke to a herd of cows MOOving through front gardens. | Michaela Wimbleton / SWNS

The housing estate has visits from ducks and deer too

Michaela added: "I saw a few people surrounding them to try and keep them together. They made some phone calls and someone eventually came to pick them up.

"The ducks are quite regular on the estate.

"There's a field at the back of my house so they often wander into the roads on the estate - they're nice to look at but they're not very friendly!"

Michaela shot a video on her surprise guests, who arrived at around 4pm on Monday (18/3).

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