Tuesday 2nd July 10am - 3pm
Hunter's Inn, Heddon Valley, EX31 4PY
A series of short talks followed by a guided walk in celebration of the threatened butterflies of Exmoor and the work that has gone in to saving them.
Wednesday 10th July 2019, 11:00am-1:00pm
Lords Wood, Chew Valley
A visit to the Chew Valley and a privately owned mature woodland with open access.
Saturday 13th July 2019, 11:00am-1:30pm
Walk Farm, South Brewham, Bruton
A walk around Walk Farm, amongst flower-rich meadows and pastureland.
Saturday 13th July 2019, 1:30pm-4:00pm
Bannerdown Common, Nr Batheaston
A joint meeting with the Wiltshire branch at Bannerdown Common near Batheaston. (Afternoon walk commencing 1.30pm)
Sunday 14th July 2019, 11:00am-2:00pm
Crook Peak, Mendip Hills
A walk to the top of the Crook peak to see the Grayling and other limestone grassland species.
Tuesday 23rd July 2019, 11:00am-1:30pm
Bossington, Nr Porlock, Exmoor NP
A walk along the peaceful rugged Exmoor coast of West Somerset.
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.
Wednesday 31st July 2019, 11:00pm-1:30pm
Brean Down, Mendip Hills
A walk out on Brean Down, the western end of the Mendip Hills stretching into the Bristol channel.
Sunday 4th August 2019, 11:00am-1:30pm
Hatch Hill, Polden Hills, Nr Street.
A walk along part of the Polden Way to Hatch Hill, an SSSI area of restored calcareous grassland.
Wednesday 7th August 2019, 10:30am-1:00pm
Cerne Abbas, Dorchester, Dorset
Join a search for this increasingly scarce butterfly
Saturday 10th August 2019, 11:00am-1:30pm
Westbury Beacon BC Reserve, Mendip Hills
For this walk, we visit our fourth and newest Butterfly Reserve - only purchased by the branch in 2015.
Sunday 18th August 2019, 11:00am-2:00pm
Netherclay LNR, Taunton
Our final guided walk this season takes us to Netherclay LNR, which is probably the best site in Somerset for seeing the Brown Hairstreak.
Sunday 20th October 2019, 2:00pm-4:00pm
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery , Queens Road, Bristol. BS8 1RL
The Secret Life of Butterflies - an entertaining and informative talk by Richard Fox - Associate Director of Recording & Research, Butterfly Conservation.