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Turners Puddle Heath

Turners Puddle Heath incorporates an area of 14 hectares of predominantly dry lowland heathland with valley mire and wet heath.

Turners Puddle Heath
Nearest Town Bovington / Wool
Size 14 hectares
Habitats Heath
Site designations

Site of Special Scientific Interest, Special Area of Conservation, Special Protection Area and Site of Nature Conservation Interest

Nearest train station Wool
Grid reference SY 822 913
Look out for

Dartford Warbler, Stonechat, Nightjar, Linnet and Dorset Heath. Bagworm moth and Silver-studded Blue butterfly 

Parking There is roadside parking in a bay within the Forestry Commission's Moreton Plantation
Accessibility Open Access area. The site is sloping with some steeper banks and ditches and generally uneven ground.
Other activities in area

The Lawrence of Arabia TrailLawrence Cycle RideClouds HillTank MuseumMonkey WorldHigher Hyde Heath

Owner Dorset County Council
Managed by Dorset County Council (Area Greenspace Management Team - West)
How to get there From Bere Regis, take the Wool road. After approximately two miles take a right turn signposted for the tank museum. Continue along this road ignoring the left turn for the museum and Clouds Hill. Take the next right. Roadside parking is available soon after turning. Access onto the site is either via a stile or bridleway gate further along this road.

Area Greenspace Manager (West) - Giles Nicholson

Name: Giles Nicholson
Tel: 01258 456970
Full details for Area Greenspace Manager (West) - Giles Nicholson

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