Many of the places that we care for make great habitats for all sorts of wildlife. Summer walks over chalk downlands are perfect for keen butterfly-spotters, but you can also look out for wildflowers and fauna such as peregrine falcons.
A refreshing walk around one of the best downs for butterflies and flowers, with Adonis and chalkhill blues, dark-green fritillary and silver-spotted skipper.
Walk the chalk ridge running through the middle of the Isle of Wight on this butterfly walk and spot Adonis blue, small blue, dark-green fritillary and Glanville fritillary.
You’re also likely to find butterflies on this walk at Calston Down between May and September, but don’t forget to look out for the orchids and juniper bushes which grow there too.
Keep a watchful eye out during this walks in Somerset’s Mendip Hills, where the steep cliffs attract peregrine falcons and the rocky outcrops make a good home for the Cheddar pink flower.
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