Distance in Miles
  • Devon: Field Trip - Ashclyst Forest nr. Exeter

    Sunday 30th June 2019, 10.30am - 2.30pm

    Ashclyst Forest Gate car park

    Guided walk at Ashclyst Forest best known for the White Admiral, Silver-washed Fritillaries and Scarlet Tiger moths

  • Upper Thames Field Meeting (38)

    Wednesday 3rd July 2019, 7.00pm-9.30pm

    Didcot, Oxon

    Ever wondered what butterflies do outside transect hours? Come and find out!

  • Cavenham Heath Moths and Butterflies

    Friday 5th July 2019, 10.00am-1.00pm

    Cavenham Heath NNR near Tuddenham Meet; at the first car parking area towards the end of the road starting at the Green in Tuddenham village. The track is very bumpy after this point

    Cavenham Heath Moths and Butterflies.
    Opening moth traps set the night before followed by a walk on the heath looking for Forester in particular.

  • Lancashire: Butterflies of Myers Allotment

    Saturday 6th July 2019

    Myers allotment reserve, Silverdale

    Target species: Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary, Purple Hairstreak, Northern Brown Argus.

  • Devon: Moth Event - Plymbridge Woods, Plymouth

    Saturday 6th July 2019, 9pm

    Plymbridge Woods National Trust car park

    Moth event at Plymbridge Woods, Plymouth

  • Lancashire: Butterflies of Rossendale and Rawtenstall

    Sunday 7th July 2019

    Hugh Mill Business Park, Cowpe Road, Waterfoot, Lancashire

    Target species: White-letter Hairstreak and other summer species.

  • Devon: Field Trip - Kerswell Down, Kingskerwell

    Sunday 7th July 2019, 1pm

    Car park at Maddacombe, Kingskerwell

    Guide walk on Kerswell Down, Kingskerwell, for a variety of butterfly species including White Admiral, Brown Argus and Silver-washed Fritillary

  • Lancashire: Butterflies of White Scar and Farrer’s Allotment

    Monday 8th July 2019

    White Scar and Farrer’s Allotment

    Target species: High Brown Fritillary, Dark Green Fritillary, Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary and other species.

  • West Midlands 40th anniversary celebrations: Butterfly walk and picnic!

    Wednesday 10th July 2019, 11.00am onwards

    Wyre Forest, Worcs - meet at Hawkbatch car park on B4194 Bewdley-Kinlet road, near DY12 3AF

    Join the West Midlands Branch on a guided butterfly walk in the Wyre Forest, followed by a Big Butterfly Picnic!  Advance booking required...

  • Upper Thames Field Meeting (39)

    Wednesday 10th July 2019, 6.30pm-9.00pm

    Didcot, Oxon

    Ever wondered what butterflies do outside transect hours? Come and find out!

  • West Midlands 40th anniversary celebrations: Moth Morning & Guided Butterfly Walk

    Saturday 13th July 2019, 9.00am-1.00pm

    Trench Wood Nature Reserve entrance car park, Trench Ln, Sale Green near WR9 7NB

    Join the West Midlands Branch at Trench Woods in Worcestershire, where you can take part in one OR two events today! At 9am, there will be a chance to go through a moth trap with local experts AND at 11am a guided butterfly walk is taking place through the woods - your chance to spot species like the White Admiral and Silver-washed Fritillary...

  • Lancashire: Butterflies of Accrington

    Saturday 13th July 2019

    Milnshaw Park, Accrington, Lancashire

    Target:  White-letter Hairstreak, Purple Hairstreak, Small Copper and other summer species.

  • Devon: Field Trip - Aish Tor nr. Poundsgate

    Saturday 13th July 2019, 1pm

    Car parking area at SX 707 714

    Guided walk at Aish Tor nr. Poundsgate, one of the best sites for High Brown Fritillary as well as Dark Green Fritillary

  • Lancashire branch members day and AGM

    Sunday 14th July 2019

    Leighton Moss RSPB reserve, Silverdale

    Full programme of events coming soon.

  • Woodland Wonders

    Sunday 14th July 2019, 10.00am-1.00pm

    Bonny Wood Meet: Barking Village Hall, Barking Hill, IP6 8HW Grid ref: TM067526

    Woodland Wonders.
    Woodland walk through Bonny Wood nature reserve in search of summer butterflies.

  • Upper Thames Field Meeting (40)

    Wednesday 17th July 2019, 6.30pm-9.00pm

    Didcot, Oxon

    Ever wondered what butterflies do outside transect hours? Come and find out!

  • Lancashire: Butterflies of Ainsdale Sand Dunes

    Thursday 18th July 2019

    Ainsdale Sand Dunes NNR

    Target species: Dark Green Fritillary and Grayling.

  • Dorset: Knoll Gardens Open Day for BC Members and Volunteers

    Friday 19th July 2019, 10.00am-3.00pm

    Knoll Gardens, Stapehill Road, Hampreston, Wimborne BH21 7ND

    By Invitation only - The Knoll Gardens Foundation welcomes Butterfly Conservation members and volunteers to the garden free-of-charge as part of the charity’s drive to promote wildlife friendly gardening with the ‘wow factor’...

  • Kick off the Big Butterfly Count

    Friday 19th July 2019, 10.30am-2.00pm

    Meet at Wyken Vineyard a short walk south of The Leaping Hare (IP31 2DW). Grid ref: TL 96347 70984

    Kick off the Big Butterfly Count.
    Join Rob Parker and Jillian Macready at Wyken.  The estate comprises 5 woods some of which are SSSI with recently seen White Admirals and Silver washed Fritillary.  Start off your butterfly count in style.

  • Devon: Moth Event - Dawlish Warren NNR

    Saturday 20th July 2019, 9pm

    Dawlish Warren Inner car park

    Moth event at Dawlish Warren NNR

  • Lancashire: Butterflies of Lytham St Anne's Sand Dunes and Wildlife Trust Nature Reserve

    Sunday 21st July 2019

    Lancashire Wildlife Trust Hut, Clifton Drive North, Lytham St Anne's, Lancashire, FY8 2RN

    Target species: Grayling and other summer butterfly species.

  • Devils Dyke in Newmarket Looking for Chalkhill Blues

    Thursday 25th July 2019, 11.00am-1.00pm

    July Racecourse entrance near A1303/A1304 roundabout with horse statue. Grid Ref:- TL617614

    Devils Dyke in Newmarket - Looking for Chalkhill Blues.
    Although not in the West Suffolk vice-county for recording this is the closest you can get to see the Chalkhill Blue.

  • Devon: Moth Event - Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth

    Friday 26th July 2019, 9.30pm & Saturday 27th July 2019, 10am

    Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth

    Moth event at Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth

  • Butterfly Pipers

    Saturday 27th July 2019, 10.00am-12.30pm

    Meet: Pipers Vale car park, Gainsborough Lane, Ipswich IP3 0LG Grid ref: TM178419

    Butterfly Pipers.
    Walking the vale through a variety of habitats for late summer butterflies.

  • Red Lodge Heath Butterfly Walk

    Saturday 27th July 2019, 1.00pm-4.00pm

    Meet - Millennium Centre car park, Magnolia Close Post Code - IP28 8TT Grid Ref - TL699703

    Red Lodge Heath Butterfly Walk.
    With over 20 species recorded on this SSSI, it is a good place to see butterflies even on a damp day.  

  • Wildlife Garden Open Day

    Sunday 28th July 2019, 10.30am-4.00pm

    Meet: Park at Prior's Oak, Leiston Road, Aldeburgh (B1122 Leiston to Aldeburgh Road) Map Ref: TM452591 Post Code: IP15 5QE

    Wildlife Garden Open Day.
    An invitation from BC member Mrs Trudie Willis, to visit her 10 acre garden, including a Buddleia and Honeysuckle collection.

  • Devon: Field Trip - Alners' Gorse BC Reserve, Dorset

    Sunday 28th July 2019, 11am

    Alners' Gorse BC Reserve

    Guided walk at Alners' Gorse BC Reserve, Dorset, with option to go on to Rooksmoor

  • Butterflies of East Suffolk

    Saturday 3rd August 2019, 10.00am-1.00pm

    Kenton Hills car park Grid Ref: TM453638 Post code: IP16 4UP

    Butterflies of East Suffolk.
    Recording butterflies in Kenton Hills, Sizewell Belts and Broom Covert.
    'Dogs not allowed on most of the permissive paths of this walk'.

  • Devon: Field Trip - Welcombe Mouth near Hartland, North Devon

    Sunday 4th August 2019, 11.30 am

    Welcombe Mouth near Hartland, North Devon

    Guided walk at Welcombe Mouth near Hartland, North Devon, with target species of Wall and possibly Grayling

  • The Wall and other butterflies at SWT Carlton Marshes

    Saturday 10th August 2019, 10.30am-2.00pm

    SWT Carlton Marshes car park Grid Ref: TM508920 Post Code: NR33 8HU

    The Wall has had a massive decline in population in the UK and has nearly disappeared from Suffolk.  Carlton Marshes is the last place where you can hope to see the butterfly.