Wildlife

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Walks and trails

View Across Dunstable downs

Explore the wildlife and habitats at Dunstable Downs by following one of our trails. Take a gentle stroll along our multi-user path or download one of our longer walks.

Did you know?

  • The Downs are open all year so you can come in every season.
  • 73.3ha of Dunstable and Whipsnade Downs is designated SSSI.
  • SSSI stands for a Site of Special Scientific Interest.
  • Look for a variety of butterflies thoughout the summer months.
  • See our events page for our up and coming activities and guided walks.

What have you seen?

Red Kite in flight

The Countryside team would love to hear about the wildlife you have seen on your adventures. Post your sightings and photos on our Facebook page, Twitter, or email .

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