Swallowtail Watch

Come along, meet the team and hopefully spot the UK's largest butterfly; the Swallowtail!

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

The Swallowtail is the UKs largest butterfly and is unique to this corner of the Norfolk Broads. Come and visit our wildlife garden where staff and volunteers will be on hand to answer your questions about this beautiful and extremely rare butterfly, and hopefully, weather permitting, you will be able to view this magnificent creature for yourself.

The basics

Suitability
Children/families welcome no unaccompanied children please
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
Horsey Windpump Car Park NR29 4EF TG456224
What to bring and wear
Please dress for the weather and wear suitable footwear.
Accessibility
Activity to take place primarily on level paths but also soft grassy areas. No steep slopes or steps. Accessible toilet close by.
Other
Turn up at any point during the event.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
17 June 2018 11:00 - 15:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Norfolk Coast Office
Email
norfolkcoast@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01263 740241

Upcoming events

National Mills Weekend

Sat 12 May 2018
10:00-16:30
As part of the National Mills Weekend, the National Trust team will be on hand to answer your questions about Horsey Windpump and the restoration project that has brought her back to life.

Swallowtail Watch

Sun 17 Jun 2018
11:00-15:00
Come along, meet the team and hopefully spot the UK's largest butterfly; the Swallowtail!

Heritage Open Days

Thu 06 Sep 2018
10:00-16:30
As part of the Heritage Open Days we will be throwing open the doors of Horsey Windpump and inviting everyone to come and visit this magnificent Norfolk Broads Icon for free! Discover her eventful history and connection to the surrounding landscape.