Bannerdown Common is owned by The Batheaston Freeholders Association and is a Nature Conservation area managed under a Natural England Countryside Stewardship Agreement.
Bannerdown Common is about 1 mile North East of Batheaston. The Common is “Open Access” land which means you are free to roam, on foot, wherever you wish.
Butterflies: Large Skipper, Small Skipper, Dingy Skipper, Marbled White, Purple Hairstreak.
For further information about the walk, please download our walk leaflet.
Thank you to Bannerdown Transect Walker (GH) who kindly reviewed and updated the details.
Orange-tip, Peacock, Speckled Wood, Small White, Dingy Skipper
Small Blue, Common Blue, Brown Argus, Small Copper
Small Skipper, Large Skipper, Meadow Brown, Ringlet, Purple Hairstreak
Comma, Speckled Wood, Red Admiral
Head north-east out of Batheaston on the Bannerdown (Roman) Road (road to Colerne).
Access on foot, from Batheaston village, is straight up Fosse Lane.
Limited roadside parking on Bannerdown/Roman Road.
Toilets: Batheaston carpark, London Road
These photos have been provided by our members during their visits to Bannerdown
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