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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
Grid reference SY 822 913
Size 14 hectares
Parking There is roadside parking in a bay within the Forestry Commission's Moreton Plantation.
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.
Accessibility Open Access land. The site is sloping with some steeper banks and ditches, and generally uneven ground.
Nearest train station Wool
Look out for Dartford Warbler, Stonechat, Nightjar, Linnet, Dorset Heath, Bagworm Moth and Silver-studded Blue butterfly
Habitats Heath
Site designations

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

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)

Area Greenspace Manager (West) - Giles Nicholson

Name: Giles Nicholson
Email: g.nicholson@dorsetcc.gov.uk
Tel: 01258 456970
Full details for Area Greenspace Manager (West) - Giles Nicholson

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