The Garden House – Bats and butterflies galore

Date: Wednesday 13th of June 2018
Time: Various between 2pm - 10.30pm
Location: The Garden House, Buckland Monochorum, PL20 7LQ (between Tavistock & Plymouth).

The Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project and the Butterfly Conservation organisation are joining forces at The Garden House for a ‘Bats and Butterflies Galore’ day to talk about bats and butterflies and to detect them around the garden.

This will be a fun, interesting day and we’ll all learn more about the important wildlife in the garden.


  • 2 – 4pm  Butterfly ID workshop with Megan Lowe of Butterfly Conservation
  • 7pm  Talk about moths
  • 7.30pm  Talk about the bat project with Helen Parr of Devon Wildlife Trust
  • 8pm Supper  (please book in advance by emailing or call 01822 854769 )
  • 9.30pm – 10.30pm  Bat detecting & putting out moth traps

Drop in and out of the talks and events on the day. There’s no additional charge, access to all the bats and butterflies events are covered by your usual garden admission fee.


For full details of the event click here 


For full details of The Garden House, including how to get there, admission prices etc. please click here.


Useful Bat Friendly Gardening downloads:

Stars of the Night Sky – Greater Horseshoe Bat Booklet – Find out how you can look after greater horseshoes and other bats in your own garden.

Encouraging Bats – A Bat Conservation Trust guide on which plants to choose, bat boxes, and how to tell common species apart.


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