Lovely orchids sighted in Downe

The wild flowers are beautiful on the footpaths and fields around Downe.  On a recent walk, Pyramidal orchids were seen along with a profusion of Oxeye daisies. Butterflies are also in abundance and many different varieties were seen. A walk along the many footpaths that Darwin walked so many years ago will still enthral visitors and walkers alike.


Lovely walk in the woods around Downe

Bluebell Woods                                                       Deer grazing

The countryside around Downe is looking beautiful. The bluebells are a mass of colour and the scent is overpowering.

We spotted a herd of fallow deer numbering at least forty. There were three albino in the herd and although they were aware of us they made no attempt to run away.