Distance in Miles
  • Moth Night: Tentsmuir Point National Nature Reserve

    Friday 3rd May to Thursday 26th September 2019, 9:00pm-7:00am

    A new monthly trapping event to be held in various locations in Tentsmuir Forest. 

  • Gloucestershire: Big Butterfly Count

    Friday 19th July to Sunday 11th August 2019, 12:00am-12:59pm

    Big Butterfly Count - we have several Gloucestershire Branch events during the count period.

  • Northamptonshire - Salcey Forest: Conservation Work Parties

    Sunday 21st July to Sunday 15th September 2019, 10:00am-1:00pm

    Salcey Forest, east of the village of Hartwell, between Northampton and Newport Pagnell in Northamptonshire.

    Join our new volunteer group to help manage butterfly habitat in the Salcey Forest area on the 3rd Sunday of every month until September 2019

    And on our Sunday 21st July event, don't forget that you can also take part in a Big Butterfly Count!

  • West Midlands: Malvern Hills Walk Number 7 - St Wulstan’s Local Nature Reserve

    Monday 22nd July 2019, 10:00am-1:00pm

    Malvern Wells, Malvern WR14 4JA

    Join the West Midlands Branch on a butterfly walk around the Malvern Hills.Today we'll be visiting St Wulstan’s Local Nature Reserve with Dave Taft, walking through woodlands and meadows on good level paths.

    This is also the perfect opportunity to take part in the Big Butterfly Count. 

    Booking essential. PLEASE NOTE THE TIMES WILL NEED TO BE CONFIRMED.

  • Hertfordshire & Middlesex: Butterfly Walk at Therfield Heath, near Royston

    Monday 22nd July 2019, 11:00am-1:00pm

    Therfield Heath, near Royston

    Butterfly walk for Chalkhill Blue and summer butterflies.

    Part of the Big Butterfly Count programme of butterfly walks.

  • East Midlands: Coombs Dale Butterfly Walk & Big Butterfly Count

    Tuesday 23rd July 2019, 10:00am-12:30am

    Coombs Dale (Derbyshire)

    Join the Branch for a guided butterfly walk, where we hope to find species like the Dark-Green Fritillary, Brown Argus and other summer butterflies.

    This is also a great opportunity to take part in the Big Butterfly Count.

  • Surrey field trip: Brookwood Cemetery 2

    Tuesday 23rd July 2019, 11:00am-3:00pm

    Pirbright GU24 0JE

    Join the Branch on this guided butterfly walk, where we hope to see species like the Grayling.

    This is also a great opportunity to take part in the Big Butterfly Count.

  • Somerset & Bristol: Bossington, Nr Porlock (Guided walk)

    Tuesday 23rd July 2019, 11:00am-1:30pm

    Bossington, Nr Porlock, Exmoor NP

    A walk along the peaceful rugged Exmoor coast of West Somerset.

  • Lincolnshire: Southrey Wood Work party

    Tuesday 23rd July 2019, 2:00pm-4:00pm

    Bardney CP, West Lindsey, Lincolnshire LN3 5SY

    Come and join the work party managing habitat for butterflies at Southrey Wood near Bardney.

    This is also a good opportunity to take part in the Big Butterfly Count.

  • Somerset & Bristol: Langford Heathfield, Nr Wellington (Guided walk)

    Wednesday 24th July 2019, 11:00am-1:30pm

    Langford Heathfield, Nr Wellington

    A walk around a Somerset Wildlife Trust reserve which includes ancient woodland, heathland and ponds.

  • Surrey field trip: Train East - Deepdene to Betchworth

    Thursday 25th July 2019, 9:14am-4:00pm

    Betchworth RH3 7BZ

    Target: Silver-spotted Skipper

  • Cornwall: Wildlife Walk and Big Butterfly Count

    Thursday 25th July 2019, 11:00am-1:00pm

    Carnon Valley, Carnon Valley Car Park, Truro TR3 7LN

    Join us for a wildlife walk along the Carnon Valley, where we hope to see common butterflies and possibly some Silver-studded Blue butterflies.

  • Field Trip: Devils Dyke looking for Chalk Hill Blues

    Thursday 25th July 2019, 11:00am-1:00pm

    July Racecourse entrance near A1303/A1304 roundabout with horse statue

    Come for a walk along one of our region's favourite locations and get up close to the beautiful Chalk Hill Blue.

    This is also a great opportunity to take part in the Big Butterfly Count!

  • Hertfordshire & Middlesex: Butterfly Walk at Aldbury Nowers near Tring (Organised by HMWT)

    Thursday 25th July 2019, 11:00am-1:00pm

    Aldbury Nowers HMWT Reserve, near Tring

    Butterfly walk for summer species including Dark Green Fritillary and Chalkhill Blue. Organised by HMWT so a donation will be requested.

  • Highlands and Islands: Big Butterfly Count Guided Butterfly Walk

    Thursday 25th July 2019, 2:00pm-4:00pm

    Insh Marshes, near Kingussie. Nearest post code: PH21 1NS

    Join the Highlands & Island's Branch for a gentle walk along one of the nature trails at Insh Marshes to look for butterflies and take part in Butterfly Conservation’s Big Butterfly Count.

  • Surrey Downs Work Party

    Friday 26th July 2019, 9:30am-4:00pm

    Denbies Hillside

    Small Blue Project
    Please see: Surrey Work Parties

  • Macro Photography Course

    Friday 26th July 2019, 10:00am-2:00pm

    Silverstone village and Bucknell Wood

    Do you want to improve your understanding of macro photography and learn how to get the best from you equipment and close up images? As part of the Woodland Wings Project, we are offering you the opportunity attend this workshop for FREE! (usually £99 each).

  • Northern Ireland: Big Butterfly Count Family Day Out!

    Friday 26th July 2019, 1:00pm-3:00pm

    Creggan Country Park, Londonderry BT48 9NU

    Join the NI Branch for our Big Butterfly Count family day out at Creggan Country park!

  • Hertfordshire & Middlesex: Butterfly Walk at Hexton Chalk Pit (Organised by HMWT)

    Friday 26th July 2019, 2:00pm-4:00pm

    Hexton Chalk Pit

    Butterfly walk for Chalk Hill Blue and summer butterflies. Organised by HMWT so a donation will be requested.

  • East Scotland: Moths & Bats at Leith Hall

    Friday 26th July 2019, 8:30pm-10:30pm

    Leith Hall car park, Kennethmont AB54 4NQ Aberdeenshire

    Families are being invited to join our local moth recorder to learn more about the fascinating world of moths, using light and sugar traps (that don’t harm the moths) to attract these night-flying creatures! You'll also get to go learn more about bats and go on a walk to find some... 

  • Devon: Moth Event - Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth

    Friday 26th to Saturday 27th July 2019, 9:00pm-10:00am

    Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth

    Moth event at Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth

  • Norfolk: Moth event Abbey Farm, Flitcham Open Day

    Saturday 27th July 2019, 9:30am-11:00am

    Abbey Farm, Flitcham

    We are again invited to open moth traps at this excellent part-organic farm in north west Norfolk.

    This is also a great opportunity to take part in the Big Butterfly Count.

  • Cumbria Field Trip, The Butterflies of White Scar and Farrer's Allotment, Whitbarrow

    Saturday 27th July 2019, 10:00am-3:00pm

    White Scar and Farrer's Allotment, Whitbarrow

    Target species include Dark Green and High Brown Fritillaries, Wall, Grayling and other summer species.  In good weather we can expect to see over 20 species

  • Sussex: Moths and Butterflies of the Glynde Downs / Big Butterfly Count

    Saturday 27th July 2019, 10:00am-2:00pm

    Glynde Village, Lewes, East Sussex

    Join the Branch on this walk to find summer moths and butterflies and a chance to take part in the Big Butterfly Count!

  • Hertfordshire & Middlesex: Festival of Wildlife Weekend at Panshanger Park (organised by HMWT)

    Saturday 27th to Sunday 28th July 2019, 10:00am-4:00pm

    Panshanger Park, near Hertford

    Festival of Wildlife Weekend organised by the HMWT in association with Herts Natural History Society and in partnership with Tarmac, takes place in the beautiful surroundings of Panshanger Park, near Hertford.

    The free family festival celebrates the rich diversity of wildlife in Hertfordshire and Middlesex and features walks, talks, family activities and conservation demonstrations. They will be joined on the weekend by other local conservation groups, food producers, artists and craftsmen - there's plenty to see and do!

  • Suffolk: Butterfly Pipers nature reserve - butterfly walk

    Saturday 27th July 2019, 10:00am-12:30pm

    Pipers Vale Local Nature Reserve, Ipswich, Suffolk

    Join the Branch at this local nature reserve on the bank of the River Orwell, where we will be looking for late summer butterflies!

    This is also a great opportunity to take part in the Big Butterfly Count.

  • Surrey field trip: Vale End

    Saturday 27th July 2019, 10:30am-4:00pm

    Albury GU5 9BE

    Join the Branch on this guided butterfly walk, where we hope to see species like the Chalk Hill Blue.

    This is also a great opportunity to take part in the Big Butterfly Count.

     

  • Cheshire and Wirral: Butterfly walk and Big Butterfly Count

    Saturday 27th July 2019, 10:30am-12:00am

    New Ferry Butterfly Park, Howell Road, Bebington, New Ferry, Cheshire CH62 5BJ

    This butterfly walk is the perfect event to hone Butterfly ID skills for the beginner and is a chance to take part in The Big Butterfly Count too! 

  • Wiltshire: Guided butterfly walks (Amesbury/Salisbury)

    Saturday 27th July 2019, 11:00am-3:30pm

    RSPB Winterbourne Downs, Newton Tony, SP4 0HE

    Join us for the Big Butterfly Count at this free family event at RSPB Winterbourne Downs

  • East Scotland: A Walk round St Mary's Loch

    Saturday 27th July 2019, 11:00am-4:00pm

    Meet at St. Dunstan’s car park (Health Centre) Melrose, TD6 9RX

    Join us on this wildlife walk around the loch, where we might get to see Northern Brown Argus butterflies.

    This is also a great opportunity to take part in the Big Butterfly Count.