This is just one of over 200 reserves and wildlife hot-spots featured on the Nature of Dorset. Find out where this site is, what it is like and what you can see there below.
A large expanse of heathland, both wet and dry, on the western edge of Poole which is now part of the Great Heath project
|Name of Location||Upton Heath Nature Reserve|
|Highlights||Reptiles and amphibians|
|Diversity||Low (50-100 species)|
|OS Map Reference||SY989951|
|Manager||Dorset Wildlife Trust|
|Bog and Myre|
This map shows the location of the reserve (purple marker) and access points to the reserve (yellow markers). You can use the Google map controls to zoom in get a more detailed idea of where it is and where to park. If you click on a marker more information about directions, sat nav co-ordinates and parking will display.
|Small Red Damselfly|
|Heath Dog Violet|
|H1: Dry Heath|
|H3: Wet Heath|
|FD: Ditches and streams|
|BR: Redundant Railway|
|W2: Acid Woodland|
|H4: Valley Mire and Bog|
Much of the information about this site is given in summary form above; you can get more detail by using the links below.