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I suppose it is just possible that this is Scarce Seven-spot Ladybird, which is very similar to the normal Seven-spot Ladybird but has additional white markings on the underside. However, the Scarce species is strongly associated with nests of Wood Ants (Formica spp.) and rarely seen far away from them, so is much less likely to be in the Hillier gardens.
Entomologist and biological recorder
Interesting. I will start turning over 7-spot ladybirds!
University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)
Not only do you have to turn them over, you need to persuade them to move their legs as well! The white spots are hidden under the femora of the middle and hind pairs of legs, normal Seven-spot only has white spots under the middle pair, Scarce under both pairs.
Lat/Lng: 51.0, -1.5
OS grid ref: SU3723