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  • King Barrow Quarry

    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

      Grassland and scrub at the high end of Portland affording marvellous views of the Purbeck coast



    • Approximate Distance: 1 mile

       A disused quarry now a superb wildlife site managed by Butterfly Conservation Dorset.


    • Approximate Distance: 1 mile approx

      Lots of flowers and insects, fantastic views, an insight into the history of Portland stone extraction and a look at some sculptures!


    • Approximate Distance: 2 miles approx

      A small secluded rocky beach on the sheltered eastern side of Portland and a nearby cliff ledge


    • Approximate Distance: 2 miles approx

      The smallest of Portland's redundant quarries now nature reserves but well worth a visit nonetheless.


    • Approximate Distance: 3 miles

      An area noted for wintering sea birds and water fowl but also a key site for many maritime flowers and associated insects.


    • Approximate Distance: 5 miles approx

      Amazing rugged beauty on a warm summers day and awesome in a gale - a must visit for everyone.