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Upton Heath Nature Reserve

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A large expanse of heathland, both wet and dry, on the western edge of Poole which is now part of the Great Heath project


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From the A35 about three miles west of Poole town leave and take the Blandford Road (the A359). The turning to a lane leading to Beacon Hill and along there you will come to the Urban Heathland Centre run by the Dorset Wildlife Trust.
Name of Location Upton Heath Nature Reserve
Map Reference SY989951
SatNav Coordinates 50° 44' 49.9308" N, 2° 1' 59.0592" W
  • Limited parking on site
  • Manned visitor centre
  • Toilets on site
  • Information display
  • Defined paths
  • Guided walks and events
Tag Type Tag
Manager Dorset Wildlife Trust
Geology Poole Basin
Access Access Difficult
Area Conurbation Area
Habitat(s) Extent
HD: Dry heath Significant
HW: Wet heath Significant

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