You can brush up your identification skills, help on a conservation task, see a rare species or just enjoy a beautiful site.
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Branch Chairman Paul Mapplebeck will lead a walk from Muirshiel Visitor Centre looking for Common Blue, Small Pearl-bordered fritillary etc. etc.
Join the West Midlands Branch for a walk to see Silver-studded Blue butterflies on the tenth anniversary of our Prees Heath Common reserve.
Join the Surrey Branch on a guided walk by Francis Kelly to see Silver-washed Fritillary butterflies.
Join the Cornwall Branch on a walk through this extensive sand dune complex, which is a Cornwall Wildlife Trust reserve and Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). We hope to see Dark Green Fritillary and Silver-studded Blue butterflies.
Join the Cumbria Branch and Cumbria Wildlife Trust on a walk where we hope to see a wide range of mid-summer butterfly species, including High Brown Fritillary, Grayling, Common Blue and Northern Brown Argus. Enjoy this limestone pavement with stunning views and understand the management work undertaken to benefit the different species.
Ever wondered what butterflies do outside transect hours? Come on an evening walk on the disused railway line between Didcot and Upton.
Join the Warwickshire Branch on a (free) butterfly walk to hopefully see Purple Emperor, Silver-washed Fritillary, White Admiral and Hairstreak butterflies.
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch and Ruislip and District Natural History Society on a walk where we hope to see White Admiral, Silver-washed Fritillary, Purple Emperor butterflies.
Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on their Magdalen Hill Down Reserve and enjoy the month's butterflies on a leisurely walk with friendly company.
Join the West Midlands Branch on the 10th Anniversary of our Prees Heath Common Reserve for a Silver-studded Blue count and ragwort bash.
Join the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch on a walk to see high-summer butterflies including, hopefully, White-letter Hairstreaks.
Join us on this guided walk at Landseer Park to find grassland, woodland and heath butterflies species.
Join the Lancashire Branch at Holme Park Quarry to find High Brown Fritillary and Dark Green Fritillary butterflies.
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch on a leisurely lunchtime walk (no more than an hour long) through the park to introduce people to the delights of urban butterflies.
Join the Surrey Branch on a field trip led by Alison Gilry. We will be looking for Purple Emperor, and White Admiral butterflies. (Morning only)
For this year's second Mountain Ringlet walk, we're revisiting Kidsty Pike / High Raise to see one of Lakeland's most thriving colonies of this butterfly.
Join the Cornwall Branch on a walk led by moth expert and Cornwall Moth Recorder Leon Truscott. We will be looking for Marbled White butterflies, as well as Small Heaths and Dark Green Fritillaries. Six-belted Clearwing and Thrift Clearwing moths can also be found here, with the help of pheromone lures.
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch on a morning walk to see White Admiral and Silver-washed Fritillary butterflies.
We will also be looking to repeat the sightings of Purple Emperor made in previous years from 12:30-3pm; bring a packed lunch and binoculars if you wish to stay for the afternoon.
A walk to see the Purple Emperor and other summer butterflies.
A walk through Bowdown Wood, a BBOWT reserve near Newbury, in search of the White Admiral.
Do you live in or near Lancashire and have an interest in moths or butterflies? Join the Lancashire BC Branch for a day of interesting talks on local species and conservation work, amazing photography and a guided walk to find butterflies!
Join the Wiltshire Branch on a joint trip with the Dorset Branch to explore this mixed woodland that straddles both counties.
Join us on this morning and/or afternoon tour of the open heath and woodland margins at Red lodge Heath SSSI and practise doing a Big Butterfly Count ahead of its launch (15th July - 7th August). Families welcome!
A guided walk in ancient woodland
Join the Wiltshire Branch at Stanton Country Park for one of three moth events being run here this summer. This is an ideal event to bring children who are interested in wildlife. Owls may be heard and Bats should be seen.
Join us on a walk around Hollingbury Park to look for the White-Letter Hairstreak amongst Brighton’s national collection of Elms.
Join us for the last of the series of “Butterflies of the ARC Project” events funded by the ARC.
Join the Hants and Isle of Wight Branch on a visit to Havant Thicket. We will move on to Southleigh Forest in the afternoon to look at a Purple Emperor assembly point. Following the success of the field trip in 2015, hope is high that this year could be even better!
Join the West Midlands Branch for a butterfly walk in their Grafton Wood reserve, a remnant of the royal forest of Feckenham that covered much of this part of Worcestershire in the Middle Ages.
A guided walk around Bonnyfield Local Nature Reserve to have a closer look at the butterflies flying there.