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Sandford Heath

Sandford Heath

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.

Nearby Sites: 

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  • Approximate Distance: 2 miles approx

    A site of special scientific interest with a diversity of habitat in pleasant surroundings  


     Access is restricted to Friends of Holton Lee only.

  • Approximate Distance: 3 miles approx

    The information for this site was contributed by the late, and greatly missed, JOHN WRIGHT as part of the SANDFORD HERITAGE PROJECT year of nature recording.


     

  • Approximate Distance: 3 miles approx

    A popular circular path for walkers (mostly with dogs) in Wareham Forest; busy at all times of the year, especially at weekends


     

  • Approximate Distance: 4 miles approx

    An extensive area of wet bog in Wareham Forest surrounded by dry heath and woodland.


     

  • Approximate Distance: 4 miles approx

    Primarily Forestry Commission plantation but with various habitats including a large reed bed at the southern end of Decoy Heath. 


     

  • Approximate Distance: 4 miles approx

    A relatively small area of Wareham Forest with some interesting spieces including a couple of uncommon flowers. 


     

  • Approximate Distance: 5 miles approx

    A newly acquired DWT reserve at the top end of Poole Harbour. The tide was in the day I went which cut down my species list no end! 


     

  • Approximate Distance: 5 miles approx

    A popular spot to take the children or dog for a run but provides access to the saltmarsh, a place for wintering wildfowl and waders 


     

  • Approximate Distance: 5 miles approx

    A large expanse of heathland, both wet and dry, on the western edge of Poole which is now part of the Great Heath project