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National Insect Week returns in 2020

Butterfly Day at Iford Orchard

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 12:00 to 16:00

A wonderful family day out in the Iford Manor orchard with guided butterfly walks through the beautiful Iford river valley, moth trap displays and bat roost viewing by infra-red camera, arts and crafts, face-painting and story-telling. Delicious Iford Manor cream teas and refreshments are available from the Iford Manor tea rooms or bring a picnic to enjoy on the river bank. Please check the website for regular updates.

Bat roost, view via infa-red camera
Spectacular moth display
Free craft making
Face Painting
Music – learn a bug song
Story telling
Bring a picnic and enjoy a wild day out for all the family in a beautiful riverside setting. Dogs on leads welcome.

Iford Manor tea room serving cream teas & ice creams from 12 noon. Well behaved dogs on a lead welcome.

Age limits or guidance

Suitable for all

Cost details

Admissions to the Manor apply


Did you know?

Most loved insect in the UK

Probably ladybirds (50+ UK species), beloved of children’s rhymes and many are useful predators of greenfly.

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