Wet Meadow & Butterfly Garden Cabman's Shelter Burton Fountain Children's Playground Children's Orchard Bowls Green The Pavilion Cafe (The Kiosk) The Ice House Reg Driver Visitors Centre & Martyrs Monument Wolsey Garden Christchurch Mansion War Memorials The Wilderness Pond Wildlife Reserve The Ark The Croquet Lawns Wet Meadow & Butterfly Garden Upper Arboretum and Arts & Crafts Shelter Upper Arboretum and Arts & Crafts Shelter The Brett Fountain The Brett Fountain Tennis Courts Tennis Courts

Wet Meadow & Butterfly Garden

Fed by a natural spring, the wet meadow provides an environment for a wide range of moisture-loving plants.

In the spring, it provides a marvellous display of Snake’s Head Fritillaries (Fritillaria Meleagris), perhaps Britain’s most bizarre native wild-flower.

The Butterfly Garden was developed through 2011 with sponsorship and volunteer labour from the Friends of Christchurch Park.