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National Insect Week returns in 2020

Storrington Wildlife Garden Open Day

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00

Join us at this beautiful wildlife garden which attempts to be as insect-friendly as possible.

Last year 30 butterfly species were recorded with daily counts of 100+ butterflies in early July (when Gatekeeper numbers peak).

Target species: All three meadow Skippers, Marbled White, Ringlet and many others.

There is also a wildflower meadow to enjoy and plenty of herbaceous borders stocked with British Native plants.

Children are welcome, as are dogs if well-controlled.

Meeting place: The back garden of Cherry House. Kithurst Lane, Storrington. It is the red-brick house (second on the left in Kithurst Lane). Grid Reference: TQ082140. Nearest post code: RH20 4BF

For more information, please contact the event leader, Martin Kalaher by calling: 01903740047 or email:

Age limits or guidance

Children are welcome, as are dogs if well-controlled.

Did you know?

Hottest and most explosive

Bombardier beetles spray boiling phenolic liquid at predators like shrews, at several squirts per second!

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