West Bexington Nature Reserve and Cogden Beach

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


West Bexington and Cogden Beach: a dose of the shingles

Site Details: 
Name of Location West Bexington Nature Reserve and Cogden Beach
Highlights Over-wintering birds
  • Ample parking on site
  • Charge for parking
  • Refreshments available nearby
  • Toilets on site
  • No defined paths
OS Map Reference SY527866
Aspect Detail
Area Western Dorset
Geology The Fleet
Manager Dorset Wildlife Trust
Hazards for the less able: 
Hazard Commentsort descending Description
Loose Footings The path here is mainly loose shingle and difficult to walk on

Some reserves, often coastal ones, can have loose footings on shingle, sand, even rocks. Not only can this be hazzardous they can be very tiring to walk across and one can sometimes find one has walked too far! 

More site photos (see also link below): 

This map shows the location of the reserve (purple marker) and access points to the reserve (yellow markers). You can use the Google map controls to zoom in get a more detailed idea of where it is and where to park. If you click on a marker more information about directions,  sat nav co-ordinates and parking will display.

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