Butterfly Walk

Butterfly Walk CollageJoin our Conservation Team for a walk around the Lennon Legacy Project land, on the edge of wild Dartmoor, to see the large numbers of beautiful butterflies!

Around this time last year, we were regularly seeing huge numbers of rare Marbled Whites! You may also spot the following species: Small Skipper, Large Skipper, Red Admiral, Large White, Small White, Green-Veined White, Common Blue, Painted Lady, Small Tortoiseshell, Peacock, Comma, Speckled Wood, Gatekeeper, Meadow Brown, Ringlet and maybe a Silver-washed Fritillary!

  • Suggested donation per person: £8 (Friends of BOT: £5).
  • Wednesday, 8 July 2020 from 14:30-16:30
  • Waterleat, Ashburton, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13 7HU
  • Refreshments included.
  • Please contact the office to book (essential).

The Lennon Legacy Project (LLP) is a nature reserve managed for Barn Owls on the edge of Dartmoor. This unique wildlife haven includes part of the River Ashburn which runs through the woodland valley and has been created by the Barn Owl Trust, transforming 26 acres of intensively grazed pasture into ‘Barn Owl Heaven’. This beautiful area is not open to the public and all walks are guided by Barn Owl Trust staff.

Suitable for able bodied folk of all ages, but please note that the terrain is steep and uneven in places.

Sturdy footwear is advised.

Well behaved dogs on leads are welcome.

In the event of bad weather the walk may be replaced with the Lennon Legacy Project talk and slideshow.

About the Lennon Legacy Project

Lennon Legacy Project – butterflies of rough grassland

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