Cornwall: Field Trip

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Cornwall: Field Trip
Saturday 22nd July 2017: 10am
Penhale, near Cubert, north-east of Perranporth

Join the Cornwall Branch for a closer look at the wild flowers, butterflies and moths to be found on Penhale Sands Army Training Camp ( near Cubert), which is not normally open to the public.

We should find orchids and many species of Lepidoptera on this unique marsh and dune area.

This event is jointly organised with the Cornwall Botanical Group and Cornwall Wildlife Trust. The walk will be led by botanist Ian Bennallick.

Meet at 10am by the South Gate near Treworthen Farm, Cubert, Grid ref: SW783567, nearest postcode TR8 5PZ. 

Please bring a packed lunch.

Our field trips are fun and friendly – all (including children) are welcome, whether or not you’re a member of Cornwall Butterfly Conservation and whatever level of experience you have.

Please always come prepared for Cornwall’s changeable weather and  mixed terrain, with waterproofs, good walking shoes/boots, sun tan cream etc. as well as water and lunch/snacks.

BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL, as there are only 10 places available. If you would like to attend, please contact Dick Goodere, tel: 01736 753077 or email:

This event is taking place during Big Butterfly Count, the largest insect citizen science project in the world. Why not download an ID chart and take part in a 15-minute count during the event, which runs from 14 July - 6 August? The results help us see how butterflies are faring across the UK.