Swallowtail butterflies are on the wing

May 25th, 2017

The first swallowtail butterfly of the year was spotted at How Hill yesterday, as usual in the most picturesque of locations – the carpark!

The swallowtail is the UK’s largest native butterfly, and also one of our rarest. These spectacular beauties are only found in the Norfolk Broads, largely due to the distribution of the caterpillars’ only foodplant, milk parsley.

How Hill is one of the very best places to spot them, so come and have a look. Why not come when our tearoom is open so you can treat yourself to a slice of cake after your swallowtail safari.


swallowtail butterfly at how hill