Brownsea Island is an internationally important nature reserve featuring rare wildlife, including red squirrels and wading birds. Located at the heart of Poole Harbour, it is managed by Dorset…
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A rare chance to see stunning displays of chalk downland flowers and butterflies with stunning views over the Blackmore Vale.
A reserve with a mix of different habitats, attracting a wide variety insects and birds
A chalk grassland on a steep north facing slope
A peaceful woodland site once used as a place for reflection by monks from the Hillfield Friary
A mixture of mature woodland, offering superb views of South Somerset
Site of former stone quarries abandoned 100 years ago.
At the heart of Lorton Meadows Nature Reserve is the Conservation Centre – a converted barn that has been welcoming visitors, volunteers and educational groups to the reserve since 2004.
A site brimming with wildlife and a sense of the wild.
Steep wildflower rich grassland and wet woodland, within a hidden valley.