Churchmoor Copse is a popular site with dog walkers and children, as it is one of the few green open spaces in the immediate neighbourhood of Colehill.
|Look out for
||Woodland birds including great spotted woodpecker, bullfinch, nuthatch, goldcrest, jackdaw
||Mature Oak and Birch woodland with a dense holly and bramble understorey
Local Nature Reserve
|Nearest bus stop
||Middlehill Road, Wilts and Dorset bus route
|Nearest train station
||Poole (6.5 miles)
||Parking is available in the Scout and Guide Headquarters car park off Cutlers Place.
||Dog bins at main entrances
||East Dorset District Council
||Christchurch and East Dorset Countryside Team
|How to get there
From Wimborne, follow the B3073 (Leigh Road) out of Wimborne, heading east towards Canford Bottom. Turn left onto Hayes Lane at the Texaco Garage, go over a bridge, turn left onto Jessopp Road and immediately left again onto Cutlers Place. Follow the road round until you see the Scout Hut car park off a cul-de-sac to your right.
From Colehill, follow Middlehill Road heading east towards Canford Bottom. Turn right onto Cutlers Place (signposted St Catherine's and Hayeswood schools), follow the road round past the schools until you see the Scout Hut car park off a cul-de-sac to your left.