We seem to have had an invasion of butterflies recently particularly Large Whites and Small Whites and now they are munching their way through my nasturtiums which to be honest I sow to distract them from my vegetable plot, although the deer and voles have mainly eaten everything there apart from the courgettes, which Barrie says proves courgettes are inedible.
Of special importance for its geology with an abundance of fossils that are over 340 Million years old. Located around a former limestone quarry, the middle of which is now an industrial estate. Salthill is brilliant for wildflowers, in particular limestone-loving species which are rare in Lancashire. A Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) Grid ref. (SD758427)