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Saturday, 22 February 2014

2014 Surrey & SW London Butterfly Walks

Listed below and right are the first three months of this years Butterfly Walks

APRIL 2014
23 Wed Ham Riverlands TQ169731, TW10 7RS: car park south of Thames at
north end of Ham Street, Petersham. MORNING ONLY
Early flyers, e.g. Brimstone, Peacock Leader: Malcolm Bridge

27 Sun Merrow/Pewley Downs, Guildford TQ022500, GU1 2QP: car park on
right at top of High Path Rd or Grove Rd, off A246 Epsom Rd.
Early flyers, hopefully Green Hairstreak, spring Skippers Francis Kelly


4 Sun Denbies Hillside TQ141503, RH5 6SR: Ranmore NT car park east.
STEEP! Green Hairstreak, spring Skippers Phil Boys

6 Tue Sheepleas, West Horsley TQ088525, KT24 6AN: car park behind
St. Mary’s church, south side of A246 between East & West Horsley.
Green Hairstreak, spring Skippers Francis Kelly

7 Wed Hutchinson’s Bank TQ377619, CR0 9AD: Farleigh Dean Crescent,
off Featherbed Lane.
Downland species, incl. day-flying moths Malcolm Bridge

11 Sun Oaken Wood SU993338, GU8 4PG: branch reserve entrance via west
turning off Plaistow Rd. Wood White & early flyers Malcolm Bridge

18 Sun Blatchford Down, Abinger TQ114494, RH5 6SL: car park on west side of
Whitedown Lane, 600m south of Ranmore Common Rd.
Green Hairstreak, spring Skippers Francis Kelly

25 Sun Denbies Hillside see May 4: STEEP!
Adonis Blue, Green Hairstreak, spring Skippers Phil Boys

29 Thu Norbury Park TQ146543, KT23 4BP: cul-de-sac end of Downs Way,
Fetcham, south of A246 Leatherhead to Guildford road. Park sensibly in
residential road. Downland species Mike Weller


1 Sun Newlands Corner/Pewley Down, Guildford TQ043492, GU4 8SE:
car park west of A25. 9km return walk. Small Blue Francis Kelly

8 Sun 10.30 Howell Hill TQ236622, SM2 7HS: outside St Paul’s church at
roundabout junction of busy A232 and Northey Avenue, East Ewell.
Park considerately in residential roads (church service likely).
MORNING ONLY. Small Blue, orchids Peter Wakeham

11 Wed 10.30 Fairmile Common TQ117617, KT11 1BL: car park on right of road
to Cobham International School off A307, 200m SW of A3 flyover.
MORNING ONLY. Silver-studded Blue Mike Weller

15 Sun Hutchinson’s Bank see May 7: Small Blue Malcolm Bridge

18 Wed Brentmoor Heath SU938613, GU24 9PY: Red Road car park B311,
1st-left turn 275m west of A322 roundabout. MORNING ONLY.
Silver-studded Blue, Dartford Warbler
Steve Proud & Mike Weller

22 Sun Box Hill TQ179513, KT20 7LB: NT car park opposite shop.
Beware cyclists! Dark Green Fritillary, orchids Mike Weller

24 Tue Mitcham Common TQ291678, CR4 1HT: Mill House car park,
Windmill Rd. White-letter Hairstreak Malcolm Bridge

26 Thu Whitmoor Common SU987542, GU3 3RN: car park at Jolly Farmer pub
(intended for Common & pub); from A320 north of Guildford, take
Burdenshott Rd NW for 1km.
Silver-studded Blue, Silver-washed Fritillary, White Admiral Francis Kelly

29 Sun Norbury Park TQ158524, RH5 6BQ: Crabtree Lane car park, 1.2km NW
of Box Hill & Westhumble station. Also access by train or bus (465 stops
Westhumble, A24, 1.6km walk). Down & woodland species Mike Weller