Cumbria: Butterflies of Brantwood, Coniston Water

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Cumbria: Butterflies of Brantwood, Coniston Water
Saturday 22nd July 2017
east side of Coniston Water

Join the Cumbria Branch, Rusland Horizons and Friends of Brantwood for a walk around the beautiful gardens, woodland and moorland at Brantwood to look for butterflies and day-flying moths.

Led by Dave Wainwright, BC's Senior Regional Officer, North of England.

Location: on the minor road on the east side of Coniston Water, Grid ref: SD311957, satnav LA21 8AD.

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.


  • Turn right at Penny Bridge off the A590 (roundabout) onto the A5902 signposted for Workington, Whitehaven
  • Turn right onto the A5084 signposted for Coniston
  • Turn right onto the A593 in Torver
  • Follow the signs for Brantwood from the village of Coniston

For more details, timings and bookings, please contact Hilary Smith, email: or tel: 01524 298680 & 07946 026 670.