Saturday 31st July

Bothwell Road Park, Hamilton


  • Anthony McCluskey

55.787235308027, -4.0536938078294

There’s a real buzz in the meadow! Join us to find out more about the wildlife at Bothwell Road Park in Hamilton.

Staff from Butterfly Conservation will be there between 9.30am and noon on Saturday 31st July to introduce you the wonderful world of the butterflies, bees and other beasties making their home in the wildflower meadow. You’ll receive a free identification guide and spotter sheet to show you the rich variety of wildflowers found here too.

You can drop in to the event at any time without booking. There will also be two guided tours with limited attendees —you can secure your place by booking in advance (see below), but you may be able to join in on those on the day if there are spare spaces. Everything is completely free to take part in!

Guided tour times and booking: 10am—10.45am and 11am—11.45am. Book your space here.

Location: the meadow at this park is just beyond the car park of Fives (5-a-side football pitches) at 67 Bothwell Road, and can also be access by the footpath from Backmuir Road which goes past the side of Holy Cross High School.

This event is open to all, and is suitable for adults and children of any age (children under 16 to be accompanied by an adult). This site is accessible to wheelchair users.

This event is being delivered by Butterfly Conservation staff as part of the Helping Hands for Butterflies Project. It is being kindly supported by funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Scottish Natural Heritage, and by South Lanarkshire Council, which owns and manages the park.