Chesil and the Fleet

SSSI Name Chesil and the Fleet
Interest Biological, Geological
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My Notes The SSSI stretches some way along the coast line here and the Fleet and its inner coast can be accessed from several points, indeed the South West Coastal path runs along its complete length.

These sites featured on the Nature of Dorset fall within this SSSI. Click the site name to find out more about it.

Sites featured on the Nature of Dorset within this SSSI designation (Click to view details) Headline
West Bexington Nature Reserve and Cogden Beach

A large shingle beach to one side with reed bed and damp pasture behind


 

Ferrybridge and Portland Harbour

An area noted for wintering sea birds and water fowl but also a key site for many maritime flowers and associated insects.


 

Rodden Hive and Herbury Gore Nature Reserve

A favourite wintering place for waders and wildfowl as well as a good site for flowers and insects in summer.


 

Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens

The famous swannery at Abbotsbury and the nearby tropical gardens


 

Abbotsbury

A varied walk around Chapel Hill between Abbotsbury swannery and Abbotsbury gardens.


 

 

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