Arne

This site is designated as an SSSI or is part of a larger SSSI. Here are the details:

SSSI Name Arne
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Description

The Arne Peninsula lies on the southern shore of Poole Harbour and holds an extensive area of lowland heathland on the Bagshot Beds with diverse plant and animal communities of dry heath, wet heath and bog, which show many characteristics typical of Purbeck heaths. There are fine transitions from heathland into saltmarsh, reed swamp, coniferous and deciduous woodland and the site contains a geological exposure of high fossil plant interest

Interest Biological
Status Now Featured on NoD
My Notes Much of the RSPB reserve at Arne is included in this SSSI.

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These sites featured on the Nature of Dorset fall within this SSSI. Click the site name to find out more about it. Alternatively, click the map logo above and see their location on a map and then view the site details from there:

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Arne Nature Reserve

A premier RSPB reserve with a fascinating combination of habitat that includes classic heathland, tidal estuary, woodland and remnants of farmland. 


 

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