• Norfolk: Field Trip To Holt Country Park

    Wednesday 18th July 2018, 11.00am-12.30pm

    Holt Country Park

    Join the Norfolk Branch at Holt Country Park to find beautiful butterflies in the woods! We will walk round this North Norfolk Council Reserve looking for summer butterflies, including Silver-washed Fritillary and White Admiral, and other wildlife.

  • West Midlands: Prees Heath Common Bioblitz!

    Thursday 19th July 2018

    South of Whitchurch, Shropshire

    Join the West Midlands Branch at this Bioblitz event taking place on BC's Prees Heath Common Butterfly Reserve in Shropshire...

  • North Wales: Pensychnant Bioblitz!

    Friday 20th July 2018

    Pensychnant Nature Reserve, Conwy

    Join us in recording as many species of plant, animal and fungi as possible within a 24hour period! There will also be guided walks and displays by many groups including Butterfly Conservation and Pensychnant’s Moth Group.

  • Dorset: Field Trip - Motcombe Meadows

    Saturday 21st July 2018, 1.00pm-4.00pm

    Motcombe, near Shaftesbury

    Join us on a Big Butterfly Count walk to explore this site where you can see Purple Hairstreak, Essex Skipper and other butterflies.

  • Kent: High Elms Country Park

    Sunday 22nd July 2018: 10.30am


    Join the Kent Branch on a walk in High Elms Country Park to see Silver-washed Fritillary and White Admiral butterflies, amongst others. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count.

  • Cornwall: Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk-moth Workshop

    Wednesday 25th July 2018, 10.30am-3.30pm

    Bodmin Moor

    An in-field workshop with moth and caterpillar expert John Bebbington, focusing on larval survey techniques for the Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk-moth.

  • Cornwall: Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk-moth Larval Search

    Friday 27th July 2018, 10.30am-3.30pm

    Bodmin Moor

    Help us search for the caterpillars of the elusive Narrow-bordered Bee Hawk-moth. This is the second part of a two day workshop focused around this species on Bodmin Moor.

  • Dorset: Guided Walk - Alners Gorse Reserve

    Saturday 28th July 2018, 11.00am-3.30pm

    Alners Gorse Reserve, Near Hazelbury Bryan

    Join the Dorset Branch on this great opportunity to see the elusive Brown Hairstreak at our Alner's Gorse reserve. We also hope to see Purple Hairstreak, Silver-washed Fritillary and other summer woodland butterflies.

  • East Midlands: Big Butterfly Count At Hardwick

    Thursday 2nd August 2018, 11am-4pm

    Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

    Come and meet members of East Midlands Butterfly Conservation at the National Trust's Hardwick Hall! There will be a chance to take part in a quiz, do a Big Butterfly Count and get help with butterfly identification.

  • Surrey: Field Trip

    Saturday 4th August 2018, 9.40am-4.30pm

    Great Train Journey West: Dorking-Gomshall

    Join Surrey Branch for a Great Train Journey West from Dorking Deepdene (NOT Main) to Gomshall; 10km return walk along the North Downs; target: 25+ species.

  • Kent: White Hill Reserve

    Sunday 5th August 2018: 10.30am

    Shoreham, north of Sevenoaks

    Join the Kent Branch at our White Hill reserve, where we hope to see Chalk Hill Blues butterflies, amongst others. This is the last day of the Big Butterfly Count survey - why not download a...