Potterne Hill is a small remnant of dry recently restored heath with secondary woodland edge.
|Look out for
||Small ponds support a variety of freshwater invertebrates as well as smooth and palmate newts and frogs. Some reptiles including common lizards and adders.
Local Nature Reserve
|Nearest bus stop
||Manor Road, Wilts and Dorset bus route
|Nearest train station
||Bournemouth (15 miles)
||SU 092 078
||Parking is available at the scout hut on Manor Road
||No steep gradients but some paths are narrow in places and may by uneven ground, currently squeeze stiles on site.
||Dog bins at main entrances
||East Dorset District Council
||Christchurch and East Dorset Countryside Team
|How to get there
From Verwood,follow Manor Road (B3072) towards 3-Legged Cross. Potterne Hill is on the left hand side of the road, entrance from the Scout Hut car park before you get to the junction with Newtown Road.
From Three-Legged Cross, follow signs for Verwood (Manor Road, B3072). After going past signs for Potterne Playing Fields on your right, continue round the bend, past Newtown Road, and the Scout Hut car park is on your right.