WATCH: A snippet of springtime in Northumberland

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This video shows fluffy moorhen chicks getting using the lily pads for support as they cross a pond in Northumberland with their mother.

If you're feeling stressed, you're sure to feel more tranquil after watching this video which has a backing track of birdsong.

One of the moorhen chicks in the pond at Wallington. Picture by Jane Coltman

One of the moorhen chicks in the pond at Wallington. Picture by Jane Coltman

It was shot by our photographer Jane Coltman during a visit to the Wallington estate, west of Morpeth, which is owned by the National Trust.

Moorhens on a pond at Wallington. Picture by Jane Coltman

Moorhens on a pond at Wallington. Picture by Jane Coltman