Devon: Field Trip

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Devon: Field Trip
Sunday 20th August 2017: 11.00am
Fontmell Down Nr. Shaftesbury Dorset

Fontmell is a brilliant site and this event is timed to see the rare Silver-spotted Skipper as well as Adonis Blue and possible Chalkhill Blue and Clouded Yellow.

It is a big area so bring drink, sun protection and packed lunch. A joint meeting with the Dorset Branch.

Meet at the lay-by car park at ST 887 187. From Shaftesbury take the B3081 Blandford road through Melbury Abbas and up onto the downs where the car park is on the right before you get to the Compton Abbas airfield junction.  Nearest Post code: SP5 5AP 

Leader Arthur Bryant, contact details below the map.


  • Arthur Bryant
    Work01747 228252