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.
Over 40 species of butterfly thrive at Stockbridge Down. Declining varieties such as the Duke of Burgundy and pearl-bordered fritillary can be spotted here, encouraged through careful habitat management.
Discover The Weir's very own secret garden just a short walk from the main riverside garden.
The Silver Washed Fritillary (Argynnis paphia) is a large and graceful butterfly found in woodland during high summer.
From tiny insects to rare species, find out how our gardeners have created a haven for wildlife.
Croome’s parkland is home to a wide variety of plants and flowers which provide an invaluable habitat for many species of butterflies.
Our wildlife garden at Horsey Windpump provides a home to many insects as well as bringing a splash of colour throughout the year. Perfect for wildlife spotting, you can often see Swallowtail Butterflies feeding during the summer months.
Wildlife and wild flowers which you may be lucky enough to see on Incleborough Hill or at West Runton and Beeston Regis Heath.
The Swallowtail Butterfly is the UK's largest and rarest butterfly and is only found in the Norfolk Broads.
Lady's smock has many different common names, so you may well know this delicate flower under a different name.
Beautiful butterflies and dazzling dragonflies can be seen in abundance across the East of England in the summer months. So why not see how many species you can spot?
The hills are alive with the sound of birds, smell of wildflowers and sight of fluttering butterflies. Take a wander and experience our wildlife at its best.
Once a week between April and September, the rangers at Cotehele walk around the garden and estate measuring the health of the butterfly population.
From butterflies to adders, slow worms to chiffchaffs; there's a fantastic array of wildlife to discover at Kinver Edge this Spring
Find out more about the work of our conservation rangers
Discover the variety of wildlife that call Marsden Moor their home.
Our top butterfly walks, chosen by our specialist butterfly volunteer Matthew Oates, will help you enjoy the best of the British summer.
Butterflies in the UK are on the decline but here in the Midlands our landscapes and gardens are still some of the best places in the midlands to see them.
A butterfly dancing from blossom to flower is always a cheerful sight, these bright, colourful emblems of warmth and sunshine are perhaps our best-loved insects. Enjoy a stroll in the sunshine at some of our best Sussex butterfly spots.