• The Butterflies of Latterbarrow and White Scar

    Sunday 21st July 2024, 10:30am-3:00pm

    CWT Latterbarrow

    Target species Many summer species including three types of Fritillaries, Northern Brown Argus and Grayling at White Scar.  Possibly Silver-washed and certainly other summer butterflies at Latterbarrow.

  • An Upper Thames Branch Guided Walk at BBOWT Foxholes, led by Peter Philp

    Sunday 28th July 2024 at 10:30 am

    BBOWT Foxholes, Burford, Oxon

    We will be looking for woodland butterflies including, hopefully, White Admiral.

  • Field Trip: Brookes Nature Reserve – July 21st 2024

    Sunday 21st July 2024, 11:00am-1:00pm

    EWT Brookes Nature Reserve, Stisted Rd, Halstead, CM77 8BA

    A summer walk through beautiful ancient woodland and meadows. Butterflies may include Silver-washed Fritillary and White Admiral.

  • Liz Williams Butterfly Haven Open Day

    Sunday 21st July 2024, 11:30am-3:00pm

    Tony Gould and Gary Fuller will introduce you to this small space in Brighton. There will be short guided walks at 11.30, 12.30, 13.30 and 14.30.

  • Surrey Open Garden: Vale End

    Sunday 21st July 2024, 1:00pm-5:00pm

    Albury GU5 9BE

    Butterflies & flowers

  • Wardens Wood and West Wood

    Sunday 21st July 2024, 2:00pm-4:30pm

    Meet in the Wardens Wood car park,
    accessed from the minor road between Whittington and Syreford  SP010236. What3words perused.purifier.sanded .

    A relatively level walk to look for Silver-washed Fritillary and other common summer butterflies. 

  • Moth morning near Aberfeldy

    Tuesday 23rd July, 9am - noon

    Keltneyburn (near Aberfeldy)

    Join us to see what moths are flying near Aberfeldy!

  • An Upper Thames Branch Guided Walk at Whitecross Green Wood, led by Peter Philp

    Tuesday 23rd July 2024 at 10:30 am

    Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon

    We will focus on trying to get views of White-letter Hairstreak and other woodland butterflies.

  • Surrey field trip: Reigate Hill

    Tuesday 23rd July 2024, 11:00am-3:00pm

    Reigate RH2 9RP

    Target: Chalkhill Blue.

  • Big Butterfly Survey

    Tuesday 23rd July 2024, 11:00am-1:00pm

    Den of Maidencraig, Aberdeen

    Join the Countryside Rangers and search for butterflies in one of Aberdeen's stunning local nature reserves!

  • Norfolk: Field Trip to Horsey Gap

    Tuesday 23rd July 2024, 11:00am-1:00pm

    Horsey Gap

    Target species: Dark Green Fritillary and Grayling

  • The Big Butterfly Count at Barnwood Arboretum

    Tuesday 23rd July 2024, 11:00am-4:00pm

    Join us and the Friends of Barnwood Arboretum to take part in the Big Butterfly Count. Discover the arboretum’s special trees and flower rich grassland and help us to count the butterflies which make this local nature reserve home.
    There will be also be a quiz trail, craft activities and live moths. Barnwood Arboretum is accessed via a footbridge from Barnwood Park.
    There is no car parking on site but there is easy pedestrian access to the Arboretum and Park from surrounding roads. Church Lane, Barnwood, Gloucester GL4 3JB. W3W winter.rate.wizard.

  • Winged & Watery Wonders

    Wednesday 24th July 2024, 10:00am-12:00pm

    Burnett Park, Banchory

    Meet some wee woodland beasties and discover who is lurking in the pond at Burnett Park, Banchory!

  • Big Butterfly Count Family Walk at Salcey Forest, Northants

    Wednesday 24th July 2024, 10:30am-12:30pm

    Salcey Forest, Wootton Road, NN7 2HX

    Join us for a family-friendly celebration of the Big Butterfly Count at Salcey Forest!

  • Butterflies of Ainsdale Sand Dunes

    Thursday 25th July 10.30 - 14.30

    Ainsdale Sand Dunes

    A fascinating guided walk around Ainsdale Sands led by Chris Ambrose who has been surveying and recording butterflies on this site for very many years. His expertise should enable sightings of Grayling, Wall, Purple Hairstreak and many others.

  • Surrey field trip: Dawney Heath 2

    Thursday 25th July 2024, 11:00am-3:00pm

    Pirbright GU24 0JE

    Target: Grayling

  • Deep Dean near Wilmington for Graylings

    Friday 26 July 2024, 10:30

    Deep Dean, Wilmington

    Tim Squire will be leading a trip in Deep Dene to find Graylings.

  • Somerset & Bristol: Crook Peak, Mendip Hills (Guided walk) - 2024

    Friday 26th July 2024, 11:00am-2:00am

    Crook Peak, Mendip Hills

    A walk to the top of the Crook peak to see the Grayling and other limestone grassland species.

    For further information, please click on the link above or on the photo.

    New for 2024 - All guided walks need to be pre-booked.  Please contact the walk leader (up to 24hrs in advance).  Contact details on the event page.

  • Opening of Moth Traps at CWT Plumgarths

    Saturday 27th July 2024, 8:30am-11:00am

    CWT Plumgarths

    Traps opening Saturday 27 July from 08:30.  An opportunity to add to the 180 species previously recorded at this site.

  • Surrey field trip: car journey west

    Saturday 27th July 2024, 9:30am-4:00pm

    Dorking RH5 6SR

    Target: Silver-spotted Skipper


    Saturday 27th July 2024, 10:00am-1:00pm

    RSPB Insh Marshes near Kingussie

    Moth trapping to monitor the rare Dark Bordered Beauty moth.

  • An Upper Thames Branch Guided Walk at Shotover Country Park, led by Ivan Wright

    Saturday 27th July 2024 at 10:30 am

    Shotover Country Park, Oxon

    We will be looking for woodland butterflies including, hopefully, White Admiral and Silver-washed Fritillary.

  • Woodland Walk for Silver-washed Fritillaries and White Admiral

    Saturday 27th July 2024, 10:30am-12:30pm

    Woodland Walk for Silver-washed Fritillaries and White Admiral

  • Moth Event at Woodhall Spa

    Saturday 27th July 2024, 9:00pm-2:00am

    Lincolnshire Branch are running a moth night for anyone interested in seeing some of the wonderful variety of species that fly in our county or learning more about moth trapping and identifying species.

  • A Wild Night Out at Kincorth Hill Local Nature Reserve

    Saturday 27th July 2024, 9:00pm-11:30pm

    Kincorth Hill, Aberdeen

    Join the Countryside Rangers and learn about all the amazing wildlife that we can only see at night!

  • Identification and Recording Day at Levens Village Hall

    Saturday 28th July 10:00 - 16:00

    Levens Village Institute

    A morning indoor session will look at how to identify and record butterflies and day-flying moths with an afternoon trip to nearby White Scar to put theory into practice.

  • Crickley Hill.

    Sunday 28th July 2024, 10:00am-4:00pm

    Family Fun Day and Big Butterfly Count.
    Why not come dressed as a butterfly or moth, bring a picnic and enjoy the views?
    There will be guided butterfly safaris (11.30am and 2.30pm), a self-guided butterfly trail, bug hunts, craft activities as well as colourful moths to discover.
    Explore the wildflowers, birds and bugs that make Crickley Hill special.
    Held in partnership with Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust and the National Trust. Park at SO929163, nearest postcode GL4 8JY. W3W downturn.cowboy.listening.
    Note that there is a charge for parking. To reserve a place on one of the guided safaris email: [email protected].

  • Identification and Recording Day at Levens Village Hall (No charge) Date Rearranged to 11 August

    Sunday 28th July 2024, 10:00am-4:00pm

    Levens Village Hall Date changed to 11 August

    Sorry: date has been moved to 11 August.  Full details found there
    Morning spent on how to identify butterflies and day-flying moths and followed by putting learning into practice in the afternoon at nearby White Scar

  • Surrey field trip: River Mole & Box Hill

    Tuesday 30th July 2024, 10:30am-1:00pm

    Hillier Garden Centre, Reigate Road, Dorking RH4 1NP

    Target: Silver-spotted Skipper, Adonis Blue & summer butterflies