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Mottistone Down Butterfly Walk

Sat 6 July. Join an official Butterfly Conservation guided walk across Mottistone Downs to discover butterflies.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

The walk will head up onto the downs in the hope of seeing Dark Green Fritillary, Brown Argus and Chalkhill Blue butterflies.



Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Booking details

Call 01983 741020


Great for those who like walking and discovering nature.

Meeting point

Meet in Jubilee car park, Lynch Lane, Brighstone. (SZ42018451). What3words: tipping. quietest. third.

What to bring and wear

Please wear stout shoes.


Please be aware there will be some uneven ground and steep gradients.

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