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Corfe Common

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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 Common
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Description

Lying immediately south of the village of Corfe Castle, and flanked to the south and west by a branch of the Corfe River, the Common is the only large remaining area of uncultivated land on the Purbeck Wealden Beds. It is of great botanical interest, the flora of the flushes being of particular richness

Interest Biological
Status Now Featured on NoD
My Notes Corfe Common SSSI is a must for anyone with an interest in wild flowers and general botany although it holds much more.

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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 Castle Common

An extensive area of undisturbed grassland south of Corfe Castle with an outstanding display of flowers.