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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 Town Gillingham
Nearest bus stop Fontmell Magna
Nearest train station Gillingham (9 miles)
Grid reference ST 884 168
Size 0.14 hectares
Parking Up to three cars
Accessibility No wheelchair access to Fontmell Down
Other activities in area

Fontmell Down

Melbury Down

Owner North Dorset District Council
Managed by Dorset County Council (Area Greenspace Management Team - West)
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.

Area Greenspace Manager (West) - Giles Nicholson

Name: Giles Nicholson
Email: g.nicholson@dorsetcc.gov.uk
Tel: 01258 456970
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