Haslemere Natural History Society

Providing a focus for enthusiastic naturalists of all ages

Butterflies on Magdalen Hill Down, nr. Winchester

Date: 20 July 2024
Time: 11:00
Directions: GR: SU511295 SO21 1HB W3W: crest.among.annotated
Field Meeting

Leader: Margaret Hibbard (HNHS member)

Hampshire & Isle of Wight Butterfly Conservation manage this flower-rich grassland on chalk downland.  Of the 34 butterfly species recorded it is possible that over 20 species will be there in July.  Bring lunch if you wish to stay on into the afternoon.

Directions: From Farnham to Winchester A31 take B3404 Alresford Road towards Winchester.  On L, just past entrance to Magdalen Hill Cemetery, drive to top of track, passing Stonemason’s yard (special parking permission). 

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