Abbotsbury Castle

Aspect Detail
Habitat Downland and Escarpment
Manager National Trust
Designation Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)

One of several iron age hill forts in Dorset just west of Abbotsbury on the road to Bridport

Top 10 Species: 
Species Scientific Name Status Record Date Interest Level
Bilberry Vaccinium myrtillus SSSI Notification
Western Gorse Ulex gallii SSSI Notification
Bristle Bent Agrostis curtisii SSSI Notification
Star Sedge Carex echinata SSSI Notification
Sweet Vernal-grass Anthoxanthum odoratum SSSI Notification
Common Bent Agrostis capillaris SSSI Notification
Broom Cytisus scoparius SSSI Notification
Sheeps-fescue Festuca ovina SSSI Notification
Floating Sweet-grass Glyceria fluitans SSSI Notification
Common Yellow Sedge Carex viridula SSSI Notification

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Mike Hetherington 12/04/2017 - 17:30 Painted Lady (rather battered) basking in the sun at Abbotsbury Castle, West Dorset today (12/4). Assume migrant ar… No
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SSSI Details: 
SSSI Name Abbotsbury Castle
Interest Biological
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Name of reserve or wildlife hot-spot Abbotsbury Castle
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