The beautiful wildflower meadow of Keltneyburn attracts a kaleidoscope of butterflies, including common blue and small pearl-bordered fritillary. Many plants flourish in the meadow but the reserve is particularly notable for eight species of orchid, including fragrant orchid.
Wildflowers, Orchids, Butterflies, Dragonflies
Best time to visit?
May to Aug for dragonflies, Jun to Aug for orchids, Jun to Aug for butterflies,
Dragonflies and damselflies can also be seen darting across the pond during the summer.