Alners Gorse Nature Reserve

A remote, unspoilt area of old Blackmore Vale in the heart of Dorset. Superb site for flowers and insects.


Name of Location Alners Gorse Nature Reserve
Map Reference ST736100
SatNav Coordinates 50° 53' 19.338" N, 2° 22' 34.1076" W
  • Hedgerow Shrubs
  • Mixed Woodland
  • Scrub
  • Unimproved Grassland
  • Parking can be difficult
  • No visitor facilities
  • Defined paths
Tag Type Tag
Access Access Difficult
Area Central Dorset
Geology Clay
Manager Conservation Organisations

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