Minchinhampton and Rodborough Commons

Important notice -

Our car parks on Minchinhampton and Rodborough Commons are open. We have limited spaces, so if the car park is full please come back another time.

Rolling hills and open spaces above the Stroud Valleys and Severn estuary

Minchinhampton and Rodborough Commons

Wildlife

The large blue butterfly was last seen on the commons 150 years ago

Reintroducing the Large Blue

After 150 years, Britain's rarest butterfly, the Large Blue, has returned to the commons. The collaborative project marks the largest ever reintroduction of the butterfly in the UK.

A living landscape

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History

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Things to see and do

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Our work

The small blue butterfly laying eggs

Stroud landscape appeal 

We need your help to make more space for nature in south Gloucestershire. Together, we can change the fortunes for wildlife by creating and connecting habitats together and encouraging more nature-friendly farming.

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Join or give

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Get involved

Surveys help us to monitor the wildlife

Minchinhampton and Rodborough Commons Advisory Committee 

We work in collaboration with an advisory committee. Committee members bring ideas and help us with the thinking and decision making that affect the commons.