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Riverside Meadows, Sturminster Newton

A riverside reserve used for walking and fishing.

The site consists of two grassland fields along the River Stour. It is regularly flooded in the winter. The meadows provide an ideal location for fishing along the river with the local angling club.

Nearest TownSturminster Newton
Look out for

Snipe, Reed Warblers and Kingfishers. Ragged Robin and Cuckoo Flower. Orange Tip butterflies and Otters

HabitatsRiverside grassland
Nearest bus stopSturminster Newton - information about bus services
Nearest train stationGillingham (9 miles) - information about train services

Grid reference

ST 786 135
Size6.3 hectares
ParkingUp to six cars
AccessibilityNot accessible to wheelchair users
OwnerNorth Dorset District Council
Managed byDorset County Council (Area Greenspace Management Team - West)

How to get there

Between the A357 and the River Stour, beside the Town Bridge at Sturminster Newton. A small car park can be found opposite the Bull Inn and the road.

  1. Riverside Meadows
  1. Riverside Meadows
  2. Ragged robin


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