Hills and valley

Melbury Downs. Photo: Lawrie de Whalley

The downs have open access, marvellous views and plenty of wildlife to admire.

For more info visit: Official Melbury Down website

Habitat and features

Flowery downland with slope

What to see

Butterflies

Dingy Skipper, Grizzled Skipper, Small Copper, Common Blue, Dark Green Fritillary, Marbled White, Small Heath

Photo gallery

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Ownership

National Trust