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Locations and Access

  • Higher Hyde

    Visiting Information: 
    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.

    Nearby Sites: 

    These are sites near to the one you selected. Distances given are VERY approximate! Click any photograph to go to the full details of that site.

    • Approximate Distance: 1 mile approx

      A pleasant walk between abandoned and overgrown gravel pits on one side and a golf cpourse on the other.



    • Approximate Distance: 2 miles approx

      A small and forgotten part of the Dorset heath near the home of Lawrence of Arabia


    • Approximate Distance: 3 miles approx

      Once Forestry Commission plantation this area is now being restored to Dorset heathland and is already showing positive signs of recovery.


    • Approximate Distance: 3 miles approx

      Oakers Wood is a lovely peice of woodland and the neighbouring bog is a large area of wet heathland which the footpaths skirts around.


    • Approximate Distance: 3 miles approx

      A remnant of ancient woodland in the village of Bovington.


    • Approximate Distance: 4 Miles

      A delightful riverside walk looked after by the local community


    • Approximate Distance: 4 miles approx

      Mixed woodland and heath with a diverse array of flowers and insects.