A few days ago I visited Tatton Park, in the hope of seeing some action between rutting deer. There was none! I watched one old-timer stag and his harem for a while, as a much younger male tentatively trotted towards them. As soon as he got too close, the old-timer noisily chased him off. No danger of a fight there - the young stag, put in his place, retreated to the safety of a nearby tree, where he remained for hours!
Meanwhile I explored some more of the park, encountering numerous groups of deer as I went: