Along the Hogs Back

Glorious day on the downs. My mother in law is living at a care home on the Hogs Back which has magnificent views……

Butterfly spotting

And magically still has flower rich meadows which are full of butterflies and all kinds of wee beasties. Previously rented out for horse pasture but now neglected just enough to be full of Birdsfoot trefoil, Knapweed, Bugle and lots more (going back for a much closer look as there was also a Pyramidal orchid on the main lawn). A real little gem of a place which deserves the effort of protecting.

Small Blue


Marbled White


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