For butterfly lovers
Butterflies are one of the most treasured elements of the UK's wildlife, guiding us deep into the heart of nature. Find out how we're looking after them and discover the best spots for butterflying.
As the season change, so does the wildlife in the garden with some moving in, some moving out and others planning for winter. Here’s what to look out for at Beningbrough this autumn.
Visit the bee hive by the south border, see the rare hummingbird hawk-moth or discover the tansy beetle along the banks of the River Ouse running through the parkland.
Whether you're looking for coastal views, wide open moorland or tranquil wooded walks, Holnicote has something beautiful to offer. Take a look at our top five places to explore and use it to create your own itinerary.
The UK’s most endangered butterfly, the High Brown Fritillary, made a bumper early appearance at a remote British habitat in North Devon, despite serious worries about their population.
Breathtaking views and a variety of wildlife at Stockbridge Down. A chalk hill supporting grassland, areas of scrub and partially wooded margins, the habitat diversity of Stockbridge Down is hugely beneficial to local wildlife.
The meadows surrounding Bradley are the perfect habitat for butterflies, and to make sure that they continue to thrive here, a volunteer is dedicated to monitoring them. Volunteer reporter Fiona spent a day at Bradley finding out about counting butterflies, and why it's so important.
With its many different flowers and sunny, sheltered areas the Gunby gardens are a haven for many different species of butterflies. Find out more about the butterflies and moths that call Gunby their home.
The fen was alive with the sound of insects across the reserve during July and August. Here are some of the insects you might see at Wicken Fen.
Croome’s parkland is home to a wide variety of plants and flowers which provide an invaluable habitat for many species of butterflies.
If you’re looking for some fun things to do this summer, we’ve organised some special activities to keep you busy come rain or shine.
Nothing spells out summer quite so well as a butterfly flitting from flower to flower in a meadow. With nationwide declines reported across a number of Britain’s most common species, we’re working hard to help reverse that trend with our first butterfly transect.
While away an hour or two admiring the butterflies and bees of Stoneywell; the delicate jewels that visit our fragrant flowers
The estate at Godolphin boasts a number of habitats including wild woodlands and the peaceful banks of the River Hayle.
Leigh Woods is a great place to discover wildlife.
Calling all kids! It's the season of Butterflies and Moths. - 14, 28 July & 11 August
Butterflies are among nature's most important pollinators. See what you might discover on a stroll through our gardens and parkland - and find out how we're working with the British Butterfly Trust.
Start ticking off those 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4 at Crom this summer, with pond dipping, geocaching and more!
We are lucky to be able to look after this special butterfly here at Shugborough. Find out more about how our ranger team look after their habitat