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Bentley Wood Wiltshire

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Site Details

A lovely woodland, exceptionally popular with lepidopterists as it holds nationally important levels of species such as Purple Emperor.

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Directions

Reached from the Tytherley road (SU263292) and follow the track in for 1/4 mile until you reach the small car park on the right.

Access

Drive up dirt track and then walk to key areas.

Parking

Small car park

Opening Times

Any reasonable time

Facilities

None

Key Areas / Routes

The car park itself holds Purple Emperors during the season. There are a couple of clearings that are good for Pearl-bordered Fritillary and other commoner species.

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