Join the Somerset & Bristol Branch for a walk in the Poldens where we hope to see Brown Argus, Dingy Skipper, Grizzled Skipper, Green Hairstreak and Holly Blue butterflies....
This site is a private reserve managed by the J&F Clark Trust and Millfield School.
Meet at 11am
- Look for BC signs at a track entrance turning off the Street to Somerton road just over 1 mile south of Compton Dundon at Grid ref: ST495308, nearest postcode .
- Note that the turn is easy to miss if you are not looking out for it
- Parking is at end of the track
- This site is not in the Butterfly Walks* book as it is not normally open to the public
For more information, or if you would like to attend, please contact the Leaders David and Gay Lester, tel: 01458 850772 and Shane Potts.
- Children and beginners are especially welcome
- No dogs please as some of the sites have livestock on them
- There is no charge for the walk
- Our walks are taken at an easy pace and end around 1-1.30 pm, so a packed lunch may be a good idea
- Stout shoes or boots (wellies if it’s been wet) are recommended
- If the weather is wet or unseasonably cold and dull, the walk will be cancelled
- If you have a query about the walk and cannot get through to David or Gay (see above) phone John Andrews on 01278 426500
- Any unavoidable last-minute changes will be posted on the Branch website
- Butterfly Walks* in Somerset and Bristol contains details of 37 walks in the county with maps and details of when best to visit. It includes many that are not part of this year’s guided walks programme and suggest those sites where you are most likely to see habitat specialists. More information here