Haddon Hill

This site on the south eastern edge of Exmoor National Park near Wimbleball Lake and is also not far from our Butterfly Conservation reserve at Haddon Moor (in the village of Upton).


This site is in the Exmoor National Park overlooking Wimbleball Lake. 

The Heath Fritillary is found in areas where Cow-wheat (its food plant) grows.

Key Species

Butterflies: Heath Fritillary


Walk leaflet

For further information about the walk, please download our walk leaflet.

Species you may see

Please check the flight times for any species you particularly want to see.  (species pages)

April & May

June & July

Heath Fritillary, Small Heath




Head to the south east side of Exmoor on the B3190 near Upton.   From M5 use either J25 Taunton or J27 Tiverton.


Either park at he Haddon Hill car park at SS 969 284 that also has public toilets.

For a slightly shorter walk to the Heath Fritillaries, park in the small lay-by on the B3190 about 1km from Upton (SS 979 285)  and 1km from the carpark  ///relief.wagers.hillside

Public Transport



Toilets:  Haddon Hill carpark

Useful links

Exmoor National Park:  https://www.exmoor-nationalpark.gov.uk/

Butterfly Conservation Reserve:  Haddon Moor




Haddon Hill Gallery

These photos have been provided by our members during their visits to Haddon Hill

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