Sunday 14th July 2024, 10:30am-1:00pm


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Join us at Castor Hanglands National Nature Reserve on Sunday, July 14th for a guided walk of this historic site (the former stronghold of the Chequered Skipper in England) as we search for Purple Emperor, White Admiral, Purple Hairstreak, and Dark Green Fritillary amongst others. Plus, learn how recent habitat works are enhancing the woodland for new generations of butterflies and moths from Jamie Wildman (Northamptonshire Landscape Officer, Butterfly Conservation).


This is a limited capacity event. Reserve your place now to avoid disappointment:


Please cancel your reservation if you are unable to attend, so that someone else can take your place.


Meet at Willow Brook Farm Shop and Granary Tea Room at 10:30am for prompt departure. Address: Scotman’s Lodge, Stamford Road, Helpston, PE6 7HL. What3words: Grid reference: TF 11861 02971.


Please consider purchasing refreshments or pre-booking lunch at the Granary Tea Room here, or paying a visit to the Farm Shop to support Willow Brook Farm, which is kindly accommodating us on the day.

Wear suitable outdoor footwear and clothing, and be tick aware.


This event is supported by Butterfly Conservation's 'Threatened Species Recovery for Northamptonshire's Woodlands' project funded by Natural England’s Species Recovery Programme Capital Grant Scheme, and Forestry England.