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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



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