Butchershole Bottom, East Sussex ***
Grid ref: TV 555 994
Nearest town: Eastbourne
Large open Downland area, surrounded by woodland. Mainly managed by Forest Enterprise.
Access details Well signed car park off road between Friston and Jevington. Open downland is to the West
Key species Adonis Blue, Chalkhill Blue, Marbled White. Good populations of Common Blue, Small Copper, some Dark Green Fritillary. Silver-washed Fritillary and White Admiral in the adjoining Friston Forest.
Other common species The open Downland area has a huge population of common butterfly species, and wild flowers, including Pyramidal and Common Spotted Orchid.
Author Graham Parris
|Copyright Butterfly Conservation © 2006 Sussex Branch|
|Privacy and Copyright Statement|
|Butterfly Conservation is a registered charity and non-profit-making company, limited|
by guarantee. Registered in England No.2206468. Registered Charity No.254937.