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Great Big Green Week Festival: Meet Scotney's butterfly man

See our butterfly surveyor in action in the walled garden and find out why we use wildlife surveyors.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

A nice add-on to your visit to Scotney, this drop-in session is a good opportunity to see a little of what goes on behind the scenes and chat with our knowledgeable and very lovely volunteer butterfly surveyor. He'll be in the walled garden from 2-3pm.

This event is part of Scotney's Great Big Green Week Festival and is included with your admission (free for NT members). Do book your car parking in advance to guarantee entry.

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

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The basics

Meeting point

Head to the walled garden and look for the man in the red National Trust top.

Accessibility

Access to the walled garden is paved and level and suitable for manual wheelchairs and motorised mobility scooters.

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