Sites Map - Dorset

These are nature reserves and wildlife hot-spots I have visited and for which I have taken photographs and accumulated records; these are featured in my sites database.

Durlston Country Park

Dorset Council, National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Arne Nature Reserve

RSPB, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Longham Lakes

Open Access
3

Hambledon Hill National Nature Reserve

National Trust, National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
1

Wareham West Mill

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
4

Thorncombe Wood and Duddle Heath

Dorset Council, Local Nature Reserve
5

Garston Wood Nature Reserve

Middlebere Farm

National Trust
4

Coombe Heath Nature Reserve

East Stoke Fen Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust
3

Carey

Open Access
5

Higher Hyde Heath Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Bere Wood

Forestry
3

Kimmeridge Bay

Commercial, Dorset Wildlife Trust, National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
1

Stoborough Heath National Nature Reserve

National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Kilwood Coppice Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust
5

Stonehill Down Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
4

Bestwall Marsh and Swineham

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Corfe Castle Common

National Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Hartland Moor National Nature Reserve

National Trust, National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Purbeck Ridge (Corfe East Hill)

Morden Bog National Nature Reserve

National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
4

Holton Lee

Other Conservation Organisation, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Lytchett Bay and Turlin Moor Local Nature Reserve

BCP Council, Dorset Wildlife Trust, Local Nature Reserve, RSPB, Site of Scientific Interest
4

Corfe Mullen Meadow Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
1

Upton Country Park

BCP Council
4

Ham Common Local Nature Reserve

BCP Council, Local Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Townsend Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Brownsea Island

Dorset Wildlife Trust, National Trust, National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Ballard Down

National Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Studland Heath National Nature Reserve

National Trust, National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Wareham Forest (Great Ovens)

Amphibian & Reptile Conservation, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Winfrith Heath Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Alder Hills Nature Reserve

BCP Council, Local Nature Reserve
2

Sopley Common Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Troublefield Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust
3

Shapwick

Open Access
2

Deadmoor Common

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Melbury Park

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Minterne Magna

Commercial
1

Radipole Lake Nature Reserve

RSPB, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Lodmoor Nature Reserve

RSPB, Site of Scientific Interest
4

West Bexington Nature Reserve and Cogden Beach

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Peascombe Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust
2

South Poorton Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust
2

Loscombe Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust
2

Powerstock Common Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Collyers Brook Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust
2

Kingcombe Meadows Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust
4

Bracketts Coppice Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
4

Holway Woods Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust
3

Hendover Coppice Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust
1

Nunnery Mead Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust
3

Brooklands Farm Conservation Centre

Dorset Wildlife Trust
2

Haydon Hill Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust
2

Muckleford Chalk Pit

Open Access
2

Lorton Meadows Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
4

King Barrow Quarry Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
4

Upton Heath Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Sovell Down Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust
4

Ashley Wood Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust
4

Greenhill Down Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust
4

Piddles Wood Nature Reserve

Site of Scientific Interest
4

Girdlers Coppice Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Coneys Castle

National Trust
2

Fontmell Down Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust, National Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Hog Cliff National Nature Reserve

National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Holt Heath National Nature Reserve

National Trust, National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Valley of Stones National Nature Reserve

National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Alners Gorse Nature Reserve

Butterfly Conservation, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Broadcroft Quarry Nature Reserve

Butterfly Conservation, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Perryfields Nature Reserve

Butterfly Conservation, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Lankham Bottom Nature Reserve

Butterfly Conservation
3

Hilfield Hill Nature Reserve

Dorset Council, Local Nature Reserve
3

Milldown Nature Reserve

Dorset Council
3

Riverside Meadows Nature Reserve

Stour Meadows Nature Reserve

Woolland Hill

Open Access
2

Turnerspuddle Heath Nature Reserve

Dorset Council, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Lydlinch Common

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Avon Heath Country Park

Dorset Council
2

Slop Bog Nature Reserve

Dorset Council, Local Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Parley Common Nature Reserve

Amphibian & Reptile Conservation, Dorset Council, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Moors Valley Country Park

Dorset Council
3

Dewlands Common Local Nature Reserve

Dorset Council, Local Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Stephens Castle Local Nature Reserve

Dorset Council, Local Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Stanpit Marsh Local Nature Reserve

BCP Council, Local Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Sutton Holmes Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Hengistbury Head Local Nature Reserve

BCP Council, Local Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Kinson Common Local Nature Reserve

BCP Council, Local Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Turbary Common Local Nature Reserve

BCP Council, Local Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
1

Millhams Mead Local Nature Reserve

BCP Council, Local Nature Reserve
3

Stour Valley Local Nature Reserve

BCP Council, Local Nature Reserve
3

Canford Heath

BCP Council, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Bourne Valley Local Nature Reserve (Talbot Heath)

BCP Council, Local Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Hatch Pond Local Nature Reserve

BCP Council, Local Nature Reserve
2

Stonebarrow Down and Golden Cap

National Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
1

Godlingston Heath National Nature Reserve

National Trust, National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Badbury Rings Hill Fort

National Trust
5

Corfe Castle Mound and River

Ringstead Bay and Burning Cliff

National Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Hod Hill

National Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Portland Bill

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
4

Ferrybridge and Portland Causeway

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
4

Blackdown and Hardy Monument

Dorset Council, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Creech Heath National Nature Reserve

Amphibian & Reptile Conservation, National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Rodden Hive and Herbury Gore Nature Reserve

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Sturminster Mill

Open Access
2

Holmebridge

Open Access
3

Bonsley Common

Forestry
2

Milton Park Wood

Forestry
3

Hooke Park Wood

Forestry
2

Duncliffe Wood

Woodland Trust
2

Souls Moor and Bere Stream Nature Reserve

Sandford Heath National Nature Reserve

National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
4

Wareham Forest (Gore Heath)

Amphibian & Reptile Conservation, Forestry
3

Wareham Forest (Northport Heath)

Forestry, Site of Scientific Interest
4

Wareham Forest (Woolsbarrow)

Wareham Forest (Carey Heath)

Forestry, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Wareham Common

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Tadnoll Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Hethfelton Wood

Forestry
5

Purbeck Ridge (West Hill and Knowle Hill)

Trailway (Sturminster Newton)

Purbeck Ridge (Ridgeway Hill and Steeple Hill)

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
4

Tynham and Worbarrow Bay

Other Conservation Organisation, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Wareham Forest (Lower Hyde Heath)

Amphibian & Reptile Conservation, Forestry, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Dancing Ledge

National Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Kingston and Houns-tout Cliff

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
4

St Adhelms Head and Emmetts Hill

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
4

Winspit

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
4

Purbeck Ridge (Whiteways Hill and Flowers Barrow)

Swyre Head

Open Access
3

Purbeck Ridge (Nine Barrow Down)

No Public Access, Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
4

Moreton Heath

Forestry
3

Oakers Wood and Bog

Forestry, Site of Scientific Interest
4

Puddletown Forest

Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens

Ringmoor and Turnworth Down

Affpuddle Forest

Forestry
3

Wilkswood (Langton West Wood)

Norden Heath and the Green Pool

Amphibian & Reptile Conservation, National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Ashmore Wood

Forestry, National Trust
2

Pamphill and Abbott Street Copse

Bindon Hill

Open Access
3

Sharford Bridge

National Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
5

Kingston Lacey House and Gardens

Rempstone Heath

Forestry, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Chaldon Herring

Open Access
1

Chilfrome

Open Access
3

Frampton

Open Access
1

Black Hill Heath

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Stokeford Heath

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
4

Church Ope Cove

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Tout Quarry Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Delph Wood

BCP Council
3

Fifehead Wood Nature Reserve

Bugdens Copse and Meadow Nature Reserves

Dorset Council, Dorset Wildlife Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Wareham Walls and Priory Meadows

Kings Wood

National Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Brands Bay

National Trust, National Nature Reserve
3

Trailway (Stourpaine)

Dorset Council
3

Wyke Down and Ackling Dyke

Worgret Heath

Amphibian & Reptile Conservation, Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Trailway (Fiddleford)

Dorset Council
2

Eight Acre Wood Local Nature Reserve

Dorset Council, Local Nature Reserve
2

Mill Ham Island Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust
1

Hibbitt Woods Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust
2

Holes Bay

BCP Council, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Cole Wood

Forestry
4

Trailway (Shillingstone)

Dorset Council
2

Furzebrook Heath

National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Jubilee Trail - Redbridge

Boscombe and Southbourne Overcliff Local Nature Reserve

BCP Council, Local Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Cashmoor Down

Open Access
3

Michaels Peace Nature Reserve

Broadoak Community Orchard

Dorset Wildlife Trust
2

Slepe Heath

National Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
4

Lamberts Castle

National Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
1

Eggardon Hill

National Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
2

White Nothe

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Dunyeats Hill Nature Reserve

Amphibian & Reptile Conservation
2

Ferndown Common

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Middlebere Heath

National Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Osmington Mills

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
3

Luscombe Valley Local Nature Reserve

BCP Council, Local Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Abbotsbury

Open Access
3

Wytch Heath

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Holt Wood

Forestry, National Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Nicodemus Heights

Open Access, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Chalbury Hill

Site of Scientific Interest
2

Two Mile Copse

Woodland Trust
2

Corfe Barrows Nature Park

Amphibian & Reptile Conservation, BCP Council, Dorset Wildlife Trust, Local Nature Reserve, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Athelhampton Gardens

Bennetts Water Gardens

Blue Pool

Commercial, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Knoll Gardens

Commercial
1

Giant Hill

National Trust, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Maiden Castle

Open Access
1

White Sheet Plantation

Forestry, Site of Scientific Interest
2

Bog Lane Natural Green Space

Sunnyside Farm

National Nature Reserve
3