Gloucestershire branch

Rough Bank

Species to look out for


Test thumb 2Welcome to the Gloucestershire Branch of Butterfly Conservation.

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


Small Tortoiseshell Fights Back

One of the UK’s favourite butterflies – the Small Tortoiseshell, continued its fight back this summer after years of decline, despite enduring the coldest August since 1993, results from the Big Butterfly Count have revealed.

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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.

Butterfly walks booklet

Gloucestershire Butterfly WalksThe Gloucestershire branch's booklet 40 Butterfly Walks in Gloucestershire  is still available at £4.80 to include postage and packing from Butterfly Conservation, 11 Stony Riding, Chalford Hill, Stroud, GL6 8ED.


Take a look at the latest photographs from Gloucestershire Branch of Butterfly Conservation.

Rough Bank reserve opening