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Corfe and Barrow Hills

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This site is designated as an SSSI or is part of a larger SSSI. Here are the details:

SSSI Name Corfe and Barrow Hills
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This area of heathland lies on the Tertiary deposits immediately south of the valley of the River Stour near Wimborne Minster in close proximity to the larger heathland blocks of Canford and Upton Heaths. It provides a very good example of a type of dry heathland dominated by Ling and Western Gorse which is very local in the County. This and the wetter heathland support several uncommon animals and plants typical of the Dorset heaths.

Interest Biological
Status Now Featured on NoD
My Notes Forms the central heathland sites of the Corfe Barrows Nature Park

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Natural England Sites Map Species List Some Photographs Guidance Notes

These sites featured on the Nature of Dorset fall within this SSSI. Click the site name to find out more about it. Alternatively, click the map logo above and see their location on a map and then view the site details from there:

Sites featured on the Nature of Dorset within this SSSI designation (Click to view details) Headline
Corfe Barrows Nature Park

A diverse selection of separate and varied habitats brought together under one banner.