Butterflying on Newtimber Hill

Join resident ranger and butterfly enthusiast, Graham Wellfare on one of England's finest butterfly sites - Newtimber Hill.

  • Booking essential

A talk on downland butterlies followed by a walk to discover these beautiful creatures on the wing.


Event ticket prices
  • All £10.00

The basics

Booking details
Call Please email for bookings
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Please meet at Devil's Dyke by the stone seat. We will take a minibus down to Saddlescombe farm.
What to bring and wear
Please bring appropriate outdoor clothing
There will be stiles and some steep slopes.
Refreshments provided.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
22 July 2018 11:00 - 14:30 Available

Contact Info

Saddlescombe Farm and Devil's Dyke events
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Upcoming events

Pizza making in clay oven at Saddlescombe Farm

Mon 28 May 2018
Make your own pizza from scratch on Bank Holiday Monday. Top it with herbs grown at Saddlescombe Farm, watch it bake in our clay oven and then eat it with the swallows darting above you. The event includes a short tour of farm.

Wolstonbury orchid safari

Sun 10 Jun 2018
Discover how centuries of grazing has produced a rich variety of downland flowers and stunning orchids.

Father's Day den building and campfire cooking

Sun 17 Jun 2018
Come on a short guided walk to woodland near Saddlescombe where we'll make dens, cook sausages and make flatbreads to eat them in.

Saddlescombe orchid walk and talk

Tue 19 Jun 2018
Resident ranger and orchid enthusiast, Graham Wellfare, is offering a wonderful day out on the downs this June. Specifically for those interested in orchids, as a species, you can learn more about these amazing plants.

Saddlescombe farm tours

Mon 25 Jun 2018
Enjoy guided tours of this private working farm. Discover its layered history and the stories of the people who lived here.

Bug hunt safari

Sat 07 Jul 2018
Join our Rangers to discover what wild minibeasts live in the chalk grassland jungle.