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  • Hatch Pond

    Site Details: 
    Name of Location Hatch Pond Local Nature Reserve
    • Some parking nearby
    • No visitor facilities
    • No defined paths
    OS Map Reference SZ013939
    Top Species
    Access Points: 

    WARNING: I have not been able to test all of these co-ordinates, they are based on where I placed the markers so use with care!

    Name SatNav Coordinates
    Roadside parking 50° 44' 41.0028" N, 1° 58' 43.9284" W

    From the Fleetsbridge Roundabout in Poole take the A349 Wimborne Road north. Turn right at the first traffic lights you come to after Fleetsbridge and Hatch Pond is a short distance along on the left.

    Location Map: 

    The blue pin mark the approximate centre of the reserve, the yellow pin(s) mark the approximate locations of parking places that enable you to access the reserve.

    Potential Hazards: 

    Any walk in the countryside is going to have its potential hazards but the primary aim of this function is to forewarn less able people of difficulties they may face although some may apply to other people as well.

    Hazard Commentsort descending Description
    Open Water Falling in the pond might be difficult but I guess it could be done!

    Open lakes or reservoirs are often found on nature reserves and are, of course, a habitat that some species thrive on. Whilst not a real danger open ater can be ab attraction for youngsters and for dogs. Always keep dogs on a lead (as they should always be on a reserve anyway) and keep children under close supervision. 

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