Nick who owns the beautiful sussex woods that adjoin the secret campsite has just completed a short survey fo species he has seen in the area over the last month July 1st-3rd August.

Butterflies at The Secret Campsite in Sussex
Marbled Whites

It is quite an impressive list and features the following species:


Brown Argus

Clouded Yellow


Common Blue


Green-veined White

Large Skipper

Large White

Marbled White

Meadow Brown

Painted Lady


Purple Hairstreak

Red Admiral


Silver Washed Fritillary

Small Copper

Small Heath

Small Skipper

Small Tortoishell

Small White

Speckled Wood

White Admiral

The Glow worms are still about in the long grass and on the railway track that leads up to the Royal Oak in Barcombe,  although their numbers are starting to dwindle as the end of the showing off season approaches.

Butterflies in Knowlands Wood Sussex



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