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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A guided walk around Fallin Bing to have a closer look at the butterflies flying there.
The Bill Smyllie and Masts reserves are owned by Butterfly Conservation and are connected to form what is sometimes called the Prestbury Hill reserve. Together they have a wide range of butterflies, moths and other invertebrates, together with a good selection of wild flowers. On this walk we particularly hope to see Dark Green Fritillary and Marbled White butterflies.
A walk to see the Purple Emperor and other summer butterflies.
We hope to see Purple Emperor, White Admiral, Silver-washed Fritillary and other summer butterflies on this woodland and heathland walk, which has been organised by the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust (a donation of £3 has been requested).
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch with the City of London Corporation watching Purple Emperor butterflies. Bring binoculars; it is essential to have good neck muscles and be able to look directly up above your head.
Join the Devon and Dorset Branches at this extensive forest area. This will be the most likely event of the year to see the magnificent White Admiral butterfly in Devon, with a good chance of photographing Purple Hairstreak butterflies.
Join the Cornwall Branch of BC, the Friends of Luxulyan Valley and the Friends of Fowey Estuary for a joint walk in the valley and picnic in the paddocks.
Join the Somerset and Bristol Branch on this visit this site in the north of Somerset, almost at the county’s border with Wiltshire and Gloucestershire, to see a local butterfly haunt with many species of butterflies.
Join the East Scotland Branch for a walk over this moss to the Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) part of it, to try and confirm the presence of the Large Heath butterfly.
Join the Hampshire and isle of Wight Branch for a walk on their Bentley Station Meadow reserve. There is a good chance we may see Purple Emperor butterflies.
Urban spaces can be surprisingly good homes for butterflies, with some species even being more common in towns than they are in the wider countryside. Join us on this training workshop at Duthie Park to find out how to identify and record these beautiful butterflies which are on your doorstep.
Guided walk with fine views
Join the Somerset and Bristol Branch on a trip to a private woodland managed by the Forestry Commission, with rides, ponds, etc., which is kept open, cleared and landscaped by the owners. We hope to see White Admiral, Silver-washed Fritillary and Hairstreak butterflies.
Ever wondered what butterflies do outside transect hours? Come on an evening walk on the disused railway line between Didcot and Upton.
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch on a woodland walk where we hope to see mainly woodland, but also grassland butterflies, such as Marbled White or Skippers. Bring binoculars.
A walk to look for the Dark Green Fritillary and other downland summer butterflies.
Join the Wiltshire Branch on a short trip for an opportunity to explore this wood on the border with Somerset. We hope to see Silver-washed Fritillaries and other woodland butterflies.
Join the West Midlands Branch on a butterfly walk on this Staffordshire Wildlife Trust Reserve, which is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).
Join the Wiltshire Branch on a leisurely level walk along the main ride looking for Purple Hairstreaks and other butterflies still active in the evening.
Join the Cumbria Branch for a walk on this acidic bracken-dominated grassland, which holds a good and fairly stable population of Dark Green and High Brown Fritillary butterflies.
A guided walk along the meadows and canal paths at Falkirk Wheel to have a closer look at the butterflies flying there.
Join the Somerset and Bristol Branch on a walk where Small Skipper and Essex Skipper butterflies should be plentiful. Marbled White, Gatekeeper, Ringlet and Meadow Brown butterflies should also be on the wing in good numbers.
Join the Wiltshire Branch revisiting this locality which proved to be good for Silver-washed Fritillaries, Purple Hairstreaks and other woodland butterflies in 2014. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count.
A walk along the North Bucks Way to look for summer butterflies.
A walk to look for the SIlver-studded Blue
Join the Herts and Middlesex Branch on a walk organised by Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust (donation of £3 requested) for a chance of seeing Dark Green Fritillary butterflies.
Join the Gloucestershire Branch on a walk where we hope to see Purple Hairstreak, Silver-washed Fritillary and White Admiral butterflies, as well as other species.
Join the Lancashire Branch on this two-part guided walk to the Yealand Hall Allotment in the morning and the Myers Allotment in the afternoon. Looking for White-letter Hairstreak and Purple Hairstreak butterflies.
Join the West Midlands Branch on a butterfly walk in the Doward, where we hope to see Silver-washed Fritillary butterflies. This is a Big Butterfly Count event.
Join the West Midlands Branch for a butterfly walk at Phepson Farm. This is a Big Butterfly Count event.