Littlecombe Picnic Area, Fontmell Magna
The ideal starting point for exploring Fontmell and Melbury Down.
This disused lime quarry was turned into a walkers' car park and picnic area, principally for access to Dorset Wildlife Trust's Fontmell Down Reserve and the National Trust's Melbury Down.
|Nearest bus stop
|Nearest train station
||Gillingham (9 miles)
||ST 884 168
||Up to three cars
||No wheelchair access to Fontmell Down
|Other activities in area
||North Dorset District Council
||Dorset County Council (Area Greenspace Management Team - North)
|How go get there
||Off the Blandford to Shaftesbury 'high road' (B3081), turn towards Fontmell Magna. The car park is a short distance down this road (C13) on the left.