Saturday 20th July 2024, 11:00am-1:00pm

Bossington, Nr Porlock, Exmoor NP


  • Ruth Hyett
  • 07908 186216

51.220578667909, -3.5795011640015

Bossington, Nr Porlock, Exmoor

A walk along the peaceful rugged Exmoor coast with stunning views towards Porlock Weir.

Walk Leader: Ruth Hyett

Target species: Grayling, Dark Green Fritillary, Silver-washed Fritillary as well as Comma, Meadow Brown and Gatekeeper

Directions: Meet at National Trust car park in Bossington village at OS Grid ref SS 897 480. Nearest postcode is TA24 8HF.    What3Words ///stuck.chills.fuzz

Car Park: Please note this is a pay and display car park.  Free parking for National Trust members.  (Bring your NT membership card)

Public toilets: NT carpark


Information that applies to all our guided walks

  • New for 2024 - All guided walks need to be pre-booked.  Please contact the walk leader (up to 24hrs in advance).  Contact details (email and/or phone) are on the left hand side of this event page.
  • There is no charge for the walks. Children and beginners are especially welcome.
  • Butterfly Conservation members from other branch areas are welcome to join us.
  • No dogs please as some of the sites have livestock on them.
  • Except where indicated, all walks start promptly at 11.00 am; please take care to arrive in good time.  They are taken at an easy pace and we aim to finish around 1.00 - 1.30 pm.
  • Many sites include steep, rough or wet ground so stout shoes, boots or wellies are recommended. Please inform the walk leader if you have health problems that might affect you on the walk.
  • Please be aware of the growing risk of Lyme Disease and take appropriate precautions against ticks. (click here for more information about ticks and Lyme disease)
  • If the weather is wet or unseasonably cold and dull, the walk will be cancelled. If you have a query about the walk please phone the Walk Leader.