Somerset and Bristol branch

Mount Fancy Reserve

Species to look out for

Welcome

Large blue smallWelcome to the Somerset and Bristol Branch of Butterfly Conservation.

If you live in the region and are a member of Butterfly Conservation you automatically become a member of the Somerset and Bristol branch.

Butterfly Walks in Somerset and Bristol

Butterfly Walks booklet This beautifully illustrated guidebook provides everything you need to know on where to spot every species of butterfly this part of the country has to offer, including the previously extinct Large Blue.

Find out where you can get a copy

Latest News

Walking With Butterflies

Nature lovers in Somerset and Bristol will be able to discover some of the UK’s rarest and most beautiful butterflies following the launch of a new guidebook for the area.

Hot Chocolate For Caterpillars

An education project aimed at bringing Dorset and Somerset schoolchildren closer to nature has received an important funding boost from the GALAXY Hot Chocolate Fund...

Pollinators Pushed Up The Agenda

Butterfly Conservation welcomes the Government’s National Pollinator Strategy. The newly published document is a clear steer from Government that the declines in bees and wild pollinators including butterflies and moths are being taken seriously.

View all Somerset and Bristol branch news stories

Events

There are no events scheduled for the requested area. Field events are mostly held during the summer months and are arranged in the early spring.

Sightings

Test thumb 1View this season's first sightings or submit your own Somerset and Bristol branch region butterfly and moth records