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. 

  • Summer butterflies at Spernal in the Heart of England Forest

    Wednesday 17th July 2019, 11:00am-1:00pm

    Spernal, Heart of England Forest

  • 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, 10:30am-2:30pm

    Ainsdale Sand Dunes NNR

    Target species: Dark Green Fritillary and Grayling.

  • 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.

  • Upper Thames: Work Party (17)

    Friday 19th July 2019, 10:00am-1:00pm

    Holtspur Bottom, West Of Beaconsfield, Bucks

    Join the Upper Thames Branch at our Holtspur Bottom reserve, where we will be helping maintain the habitat for butterflies by pulling ragwort.

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

  • 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’...

  • Suffolk: Kick off the Big Butterfly Count

    Friday 19th July 2019, 10:30am-2:00pm

    Wyken Vineyard, Wyken Rd, Bury Saint Edmunds, IP31 2DW

    Join us to take part in the Big Butterfly Count at Wyken! The estate comprises of five woods, some of which are SSSI, with recently seen White Admirals and Silver-washed Fritillary.

    Start off your butterfly count in style!

  • Upper Thames Field Meeting (47)

    Saturday 20th July 2019, 10:00am-2:00pm

    Paices Wood, Aldermaston, Berks

    Join us on a walk to look at the varied habitats of this country parkland.

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

  • Sussex: Grayling Indentification and Survey Training Day

    Saturday 20th July 2019, 10:00am-3:30pm

    Deep Dene, Wilmington, East Sussex

    Join the Sussex Branch at this training event, where you will be shown how to identify the Grayling butterfly, where to find it and how to distinguish between males and females. Children and dogs on leads welcome - turn up at any time between 10am and 3.30pm!

  • West Midlands: Malvern Hills Butterfly Walk Number 10

    Saturday 20th July 2019, 10:30am-1:00pm

    Malvern, Worcestershire WR14 4DG

    Join the West Midlands Branch on a butterfly walk around the Malvern Hills.Today we'll be looking for the Silver-washed Fritillary butterfly and other species. This is also the perfect opportunity to take part in the Big Butterfly Count.

    Booking is essential and please email to confirm time of walk - time listed is not accurate.

  • Join the search for the “Silver Shade” Eana argentana in Glen Tilt, Blair Atholl

    Saturday 20th July 2019, 10:30am-4:00pm

    Help search for the very rare Silver Shade at its only known UK site.

    There will also be a chance to take part in the Big Butterfly Count.

  • Devon: Butterfly Safari at Fingle Woods

    Saturday 20th July 2019, 10:30am-12:30pm

    Clifford Bridge Meadow, Drewsteignton, EX6 6QE

    Help Butterfly Conservation and the Fingle Rangers search for butterflies as part of the Big Butterfly Count.

  • Cornwall: Survey Day and Big Butterfly Count

    Saturday 20th July 2019, 10:30am-3:30pm

    Poldice Valley, SW Cornwall, between the villages of Twelveheads and St Day

    Join the Cornwall Branch at this volunteer event where we will be showing people how to survey butterflies.

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

  • Hertfordshire & Middlesex: Family Butterfly Day at Hilfield Park Reservoir (Organised by HMWT)

    Saturday 20th July 2019, 11:00am-1:00pm

    Hilfield Park Reservoir

    Family butterfly discovery day ~ Organised by HMWT so a donation will be requested.

  • Surrey field trip: Headley Heath

    Saturday 20th July 2019, 11:00am-3:00pm

    Headley KT18 6NN

    Join the Branch on this guided butterfly walk, where we hope to see the Silver-spotted Skipper butterfly.

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

  • Warwickshire: Summer butterfly walk and Big Butterfly Count in Rugby

    Saturday 20th July 2019, 11:00am-1:00pm

    Ashlawn Cutting, Rugby CV22 5JX

    Join the Warwickshire Branch on this guided butterfly walk at Ashlawn Cutting, where you might be able to see species like the Silver-washed Fritillary and take part in a Big Butterfly Count!

  • Gloucestershire: Prinknash Butterfly Nectar Garden Open Day

    Saturday 20th July 2019, 12:00pm-4:30pm

    The July open day for our nectar garden.

  • West Midlands: Haugh Wood Butterfly Walk and Big Butterfly Count

    Saturday 20th July 2019, 2:00pm-4:00pm

    Haugh Wood, between Hereford and Ledbury, HR1 4QA

    Join the Branch on this guided butterfly walk in Haugh Wood and take part in the Big Butterfly Count while you're here!

  • Devon: Moth Event - Dawlish Warren NNR

    Saturday 20th July 2019, 9:00pm

    Dawlish Warren Inner car park

    Moth event at Dawlish Warren NNR

  • 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!

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

    Sunday 21st July 2019, 10:00am-2:00pm

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

    Join us on this guided walk to find butterflies like the Grayling and other summer species.

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

  • Cumbria Field Trip, The Butterflies of Witherslack and Howe Ridding Woods

    Sunday 21st July 2019, 10:00am-2:00pm

    Oversands School (former Witherslack Hall), Grange-over-Sands

    Join the Branch and Cumbria Wildlife Trust on this guided walk to find butterflies like the Silver-washed, Dark Green and High Brown Fritillaries, Common Blue, Grayling and possibly Northern Brown Argus.

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

  • Sussex: Bevendean Blues and Big Butterfly Count!

    Sunday 21st July 2019, 10:30am-12:30pm

    Bevendean Down Local Nature Reserve, South Downs National Park

    Join the Sussex Branch for a guided walk across an ancient chalk grassland site rich in flowers and butterflies, including the Chalk Hill Blue, Small Blue, Common Blue, Marbled White, Skippers and Dark Green Fritillary.

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

  • East Lothian to see Northern Brown Argus

    Sunday 21st July 2019, 10:30am-3:30pm

    Whiteadder, B6355, Gamelshiel, East Lothian, TD11 3SL

    Join us on this trip to Bothwell Water to see the Northern Brown Argus butterfly.

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

  • Wiltshire: Field trip to Webbs Wood and Echo Lodge (Swindon)

    Sunday 21st July 2019, 11:00am

    Webbs Wood and Echo Lodge near Swindon

    This visit is to look for the beautiful White Admiral and Silver-washed Fritillary.

  • Lincolnshire: Open Day at Chambers Farm Wood

    Sunday 21st July 2019, 11:00am-2:00pm

    Near Wragby, West Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN8 5JR

    Come and see the butterflies in the Limewoods and take part in the Big Butterfly Count.

  • East Midlands: Longcliffe Quarry Open Day & Big Butterfly Count!

    Sunday 21st July 2019, 11:00am-4:00pm

    Longcliffe Brassington Matlock Derbyshire DE4 4HN

    Join the East Midlands Branch at Derbyshire's only butterfly reserve for a day of guided butterfly walks, ice-cream, cake and a chance to take part in the Big Butterfly Count - a free day out for the whole family!

  • Hertfordshire & Middlesex: Butterfly Walk at Millhoppers Reserve

    Sunday 21st July 2019, 12:30pm-2:30am

    Millhoppers Pasture Reserve

    Butterfly Walk to visit Butterfly Conservation’s only reserve in the Herts & Middx area and see a range of summer butterflies on a site where 20 different species have been recorded. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE EARLIER INSPECTION OF A MOTH TRAP RUN OVERNIGHT HAS HAD TO BE CANCELLED.

    - Part of the Big Butterfly Count programme of butterfly walks
    - Please note that there are two events this morning

  • 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.