England has suffered its wettest year since records began in 1910. While slugs relished the wet summer, birds struggled and badgers found it difficult to find food in the dry spring.
Matthew Oates from the National Trust talks about how the bad weather has had a huge affect on the region's wildlife.
A family from Melksham on holiday in Gloucestershire over Christmas had to be rescued from their cottage after being marooned by the floods.
Tyntesfield Estate in North Somerset has been forced to close after the visitor centre was flooded.
RNLI volunteers are on stand by as the region braces itself for more rain. Winds of up to 70mph are also expected.