Sunday 12th June 2022, 11:00am-2:00pm

Priddy Mineries on the Mendips


  • Geoff Hiscocks
  • Tel: 01225 425921 or 07711 299178

51.259242721816, -2.6481664442139

A joint trip with the Somerset & Bristol Branch, the target species being Small Pearl-bordered Fritillaries and Chimney Sweeper moths. Other species on the wing are likely to include Large Skipper, Small Copper, Common Blue and Small Heath. Several species of dragonfly are usually seen at the Pools on the site. Easy and level walking but can be muddy following heavy rain. Stout footwear is advised.

Location: Meet in Stockhill Plantation car park ST 548 512 (Map 183).  Car park is located off the B3134 north of Wells.

Pre-registration is essential so you MUST inform the trip leader if you are intending to go on the field trip, either directly, through leaving a phone message, or via text message or email, no later than the evening of the day before the trip.  The field trip leader will have the discretion to cancel a field trip if there are no confirmed attendees or due to inclement weather. Please check the event details on the Butterfly Conservation website, or field trip leader for corrections, changes and additions to the programme and to confirm the details prior to joining any field trip.  

If this is your first field trip with Wiltshire Branch please read our guidelines which tell you what to expect and what to bring.