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Corfe & Barrow Hills
LNR Type: Urban Fringe
County: Dorset
Natural England
Regional Team:
South West
Year of Declaration: 2000
Declaring Authority: Borough of Poole (Unitary)
Area (Ha): Click here to open the site map (new window). Once displayed, click on the site to see area and other details.
Grid Reference: SY 996 974
Location: Higher Blandford Road. Broadstone. BH18 8BJ
Owned by: Borough of Poole
Managed by: Borough of Poole
SSSI Type: Biological
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: From the west along the Roman Road or from the north along a lane from Ashington (cars can be parked along the lane or beside the pump station in Rushcombe Bottom); via a made-up track which runs north-east through the site (cars can be parked at the start of the track, to the south, off the B3074); via a pathway, immediately west of the Broadstone Golf Clubclub-house -this runs north from the disused railway line and into the south-east corner of the site.
Visitor facilities: Car parking and Pathways
What to see: Corfe and Barrow Hills comprise three sections of semi-natural heathland lying on undulating high ground, which form part of a larger heathland site. Dominating the site are the sands and gravels of the Bournemouth Freshwater and Bournemouth Marine Gravels.
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Borough of Poole
Enquiries: 01202 265265

Website address and other links:
alternatively try and search for Corfe Hills Nature Reserve

Last updated 21/02/13
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