Summer butterfly trail at Hatchlands Park

Orange tip butterfly at Hatchlands Park, Surrey

The sight of a butterfly dancing from flower to flower is always a cheerful sight and a welcome sign of warmer days. Join us this summer and take a wander through Hatchlands Park to see how many you can spot on our butterfly trail.

Available now, every day. Normal admission applies.

Hatchlands Park is home to over 25 species of butterfly including the bright yellow brimstone, small white, orange tip, small copper, small tortoiseshell, meadow brown, common blue, large white and red admirals. With their beautiful colours and graceful, darting movement, it’s easy to see why they’re perhaps Britain’s best-loved insect.

Why not take a stroll through the parkland and see how many you can spot on our butterfly trail. Discover fascinating facts about the butterflies at Hatchlands and why they are so important to us. 

Booking your visit

On weekdays you don't need to pre-book your visit. At busier times, like weekends, school holidays or bank holidays, please do book your ticket to guarantee entry. Tickets become available each Friday for the following week. 

Entry and parking is free for members, but please bring your membership card with you. Non-members will need to pay an admission fee when booking. Every Friday we'll release new bookings for visits the following week. You can book up to 18 hours before a timeslot.

Upcoming events

Visit Father Christmas at Hatchlands Park

Sat 27 Nov 2021
Book your visit to meet Father Christmas in his cosy sitting room. Please note: Normal admission applies

Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail at Hatchlands Park

Sat 04 Dec 2021
This winter, treat your little ones to a world of adventures at Hatchlands Park on Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail. Join in the fun with Percy and his animal friends and give nature a helping hand. Come along and explore.