Habitat and features
A very extensive region of sometimes steeply-sloped dominantly ancient chalk downland.
What to see
Grizzled Skipper, Brimstone (in woody margins), Green Hairstreak, Small Copper, Brown Argus, Adonis Blue, Holly Blue (in woody margins), Duke of Burgundy, Marsh Fritillary, Speckled Wood (in woody margins), Wall, Marbled White, Small Heath
Burnet Companion, Cinnabar, Five-spot Burnet, Six-spot Burnet, Forester, Mother Shipton, Oak Eggar, Orange Underwing, Ruby Tiger
Kestrel, Raven, Swallow, Goldcrest, Chiffchaff, Siskin. Flowers include: Bird's-foot Trefoil, Cowslip, Devil's-bit Scabious, Hairy Violet, Horseshoe Vetch, Kidney Vetch, Common Knapweed, Rock-rose and Betony.
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Minterne Estates (Lord Digby)