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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Join the Somerset and Bristol Branch at Westbury Beacon, the newest of our reserves, where we are reintroducing grazing after a gap of many years. It is an important site for Chalk Hill Blue butterflies and, in clear weather, the view over the northern Levels and away west to Exmoor is superb.
Join the Warwickshire Branch on a walk led by Mike Slater. We hope to see White Admiral, Silver-washed Fritillary and other woodland butterflies. (Free event)
Join the Upper Thames Branch on a walk to look for the Brown Hairstreak butterfly.
Join the Cornwall Branch at this beautiful location, which boasts an abundance of butterflies, including Grayling, Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary, Clouded Yellow, Small Heath and many more. You might also spot a Chough!
Join Robert Edmondson from the Surrey Branch on Box Hill, where we hope to see blue butterflies including the Adonis Blue and Chalk Hill Blue, also Silver-spotted Skippers.
Join the East Midlands Branch on this field trip where we hope to see Silver-spotted Skipper, Chalk Hill Blue and Brown Argus butterflies, as well as notable plants, including Chiltern Gentian.
Join the Dorset and Wiltshire Branches for a guided walk over superb chalk grassland habitat. Martin Down National Nature Reserve (NNR) is worth a visit at any time during the butterfly season. We hope to see Silver-spotted Skipper, Chalk Hill Blue and, hopefully, second-brood Adonis Blue butterflies.
Join the Devon Branch on a walk through Kerswell Downs, managed for the last two years by Kingskerswell Natural History Society. Several areas of unimproved limestone grassland and woodland glades have been opened up to improve the floral and lepidopteral interest. Brown Argus should be on the wing and the area also now supports Marbled White and White Admiral.
The Herts and Middlesex Branch will be joining the Surrey Branch on a morning walk to look for the Brown Hairstreak butterfly.
Join the Dorset Branch on this guided walk with fine views, targeting the Adonis Blue butterfly.
Join the Dorset Branch and Dorset Wildlife Trust at 9am for an inspection of the overnight moth trap, followed at 11am by a butterfly walk looking for Grayling butterflies and other wildlife.
Paul Busby of the Hertfordshire and Middlesex Branch of BC will be talking about butterflies and moths and then taking you off to see some as part of a tour of this new urban wetland reserve.
Join the Dorset Branch on our second exploratory walk around the chalk downland coombe to the south of the village, where we hope to find a range of summer species.
Join the Wiltshire Branch in the morning at Shipton Bellinger; this area on the edge of the plain is supposed to be a good place for looking for Brown Hairstreak butterflies. After lunch we shall move to nearby Boscombe Down, to look for Adonis Blue butterflies.
A walk to see Scotch Argus & much else.
Join us for the last of our scheduled walks of the year at one of the best spots in Sussex to see Brown Hairstreaks.
Join us on this two hour walk in Rendlesham Forest to see Grayling, Small Heath and Small Copper butterflies.
Join the Upper Thames Branch on a walk to look for the second brood of Adonis Blue butterflies and other late summer butterflies. There will be very steep grass slopes.
A walk to look at the varied habitats of this country parkland which supports a variety of species.
Join the Warwickshire Branch on a butterfly walk led by Keith Warmington, when we shall be looking for Silver-spotted Skipper and other species. (Free event)
Join the Cumbria Branch on a walk around the town, its gardens and parks, looking especially for buddleia plants with Small Tortoiseshell, Peacock, Comma, Painted Lady and Red Admiral butterflies.
Join the Kent Branch at this Kent Wildlife Trust reserve, where we hope to see Silver-spotted Skipper and other downland species of butterflies.
Join Dave Warburton from the Surrey Branch on a walk to see blue butterflies including Adonis Blue, Chalk Hill Blue, also Silver-spotted Skippers. NB very steep!
The Butterfly Nectar Garden at Prinknash is part of the walled garden owned by the monks at Prinknash Abbey. Members of the Gloucestershire Branch will be on hand to answer questions about butterflies and plants and Butterfly Conservation in general.
This south-facing steep downland in Dorset still holds a good colony of Silver-spotted Skipper butterflies. We also hope to see Chalk Hill Blue and Adonis Blue butterflies.
Join the Dorset Branch and Dorset Wildlife Trust on a visit to enjoy the butterflies of Ballard Down and the fine views.
Join the Hants and Isle of Wight Branch at this Wildlife Trust site with spectacular views of Winchester from the hill fort and maze. We are aiming to see Adonis Blue and Silver-Spotted Skipper butterflies.
The Herts and Middlesex Branch will be joining the Surrey Branch on a repeat visit of last week's morning-only walk to look for the Brown Hairstreak butterfly.
Join the Cumbria and Lancashire Branches for a chance of seeing late summer butterflies in one of Britain's most important areas of limestone landscape, including a hunt for Brown Hairstreak. This species was seen there in 2015; is it still there?
Enjoy a leisurely coastal downland and country lane walk with the Dorset branch. We shall be looking for at least 15 species of butterfly, including Adonis Blue and Wall.