Saturday 25th June 2022, 10:00am-12:00pm

Loch of Leys, Hill of Banchory


  • Helen Rowe

57.0629668, -2.4703488

Discover the variety of butterflies, moths, damselflies and dragonflies of the Loch of Leys Local Nature Conservation Site near Hill of Banchory. This will involve a short (approx. 1.5 miles/2.5km) walk on informal woodland paths and edges of a wetland area, plus opening a light trap set the night before to see moths and a spot of pond dipping!

Event organised in partnership with Aberdeenshire Council Ranger Service for Insect Week 2022.

Booking essential:

Suitable for adults and older children (8+), under 16s must be accompanied.

Bring outdoor clothing suited to weather and long trousers best (some tall vegetation), and stout footwear - walking boots or wellies recommended (some uneven & wet ground), plus if you have them, binoculars.

Meet: Burnett House car park, Banchory Business Centre, Burn O’ Bennie Road, Banchory AB31 5ZU.