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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?


Chitin is the major molecule in insect cuticles, combined with proteins it hardens surfaces like beetle wing covers.

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