We want all visitors to have an enjoyable visit to Collard Hill, taking away memories of the Large blue, the amazing views and the many other species that are present. The Large Blue Ranger will be on site Wednesday – Sunday, other volunteers will be present Monday and Tuesday, to help show you the delights that Collard has to offer and to guide you to areas of the site where the Large blue butterfly has be seen. The visitor information point provides pictorial guides to the Large blue and its life-cycle.
Parking and Accessing Collard Hill
Parking is avaliable at Ivythorn YHA, and from the car park blue topped posts lead you on to Collard Hill. The map below shows the way-marked route along with the location of the visitor information point.
When visiting Collard Hill please take the following information into consideration:
- The site comprises steep slopes and uneven surfaces
- The weather conditions
We strongly advise wearing good supportive footwear, bringing plenty of liquid in hot weather along with sun hats and sun-cream. In wet weather the site is exposed and can become very slippery so please be careful.
Large Blue Legislation
We hope you have enjoyable visit with many succesfull sightings of the Large Blue along with other insects and plants.