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.
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.