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Riverside Meadows

Riverside Meadows

Visiting Information: 
Location Map: 

The blue pin mark the approximate centre of the reserve, the yellow pin(s) mark the approximate locations of parking places that enable you to access the reserve.

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    A walk from Sturminster Mill along the river Stour northwards past Sturminster Newton


     

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    Wonderful displays of betony and cow wheat in summer with lots of other flowers too including orchids in spring


     

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    A wonderful area of ancient oak woodland and hazel coppice, full of flowers and insects.


     

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    Track of the former Somerset & Dorset Railway now a long distance footpath and cycleway. This section runs from Fiddleford Mill to the outskirts of Shillingstone.


     

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    Track of the former Somerset & Dorset Railway now a long distance footpath and cycleway. This section runs from Sturminster Newton to Fiddleford Mill and back along the riverside.


     

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    A delighful small community orchard with very old apple trees and lots of wild flowers.


     

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    A remote and somewhat wild place in central Dorset with an impressive butterfly species list.


     

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    An interesting mix of damp pasture, scrub and woodland renowned for its butterfly species.


     

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    Track of the former Somerset & Dorset Railway now a long distance footpath and cycleway. This section runs from west of Shillingstone towards Stourpaine.


     

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    Track of the former Somerset & Dorset Railway now a long distance footpath and cycleway. This section runs from west of Shillingstone towards Stourpaine.


     

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    A small, remote and difficult to access reserve on the edge of the river Stour.


     

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    A remote, unspoilt area of old Blackmore Vale in the heart of Dorset. Superb site for flowers and insects.