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Corfe Hills
 
LNR Type: Urban Fringe
County: Dorset
Natural England
Regional Team:
South West
Year of Declaration: 1996
Declaring Authority: East Dorset District Council
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 993 973
Location: Corfe Mullen. BH21 3HD
Owned by: East Dorset District Council
Managed by: East Dorset Countryside Management Service
SSSI Type: Biological
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: From Poole / the south, follow the B3074 (Higher Blandford Road) north towards Rushcombe Bottom. Turn right at the roundabout onto Lockyers Road, then right at another roundabout at the top of Lockyers Road onto Cogdean Way. Follow to the end where the footpath cuts through to Cogdean Elms.

From Wimborne / the north, follow the A31 west from Wimborne, and turn left at the B3073 roundabout onto Wimborne Road, towards Corfe Mullen. Turn left at the roundabout onto Cogdean Way, and follow to the end where the footpath cuts through to Cogdean Elms.
Lockyers Road, Wilts and Dorset bus route

Visitor facilities: No parking area.
Access to the site is made through a squeeze stile and bridleway anti-motorcycle gate; there is one main bridleway through the site with a gravel surface .

What to see: Dry Heath habitat. All six species of British reptile can be found on the neighbouring Barrow Hills and it is likely that they are also resident on Corfe Hills.
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: The Rangers at Moors Valley Country Park.
Email: rangers@moors-valley.co.uk
Tel: 01425 470721
or
East Dorset District Council
t: 01202 886201
Contact via the online enquiry form
Website address and other links: www.dorsetforyou.com/386500
alternatively try
www.dorsetforyou.com and search for Corfe Hills
Local Nature Reserve







Last Updated 21/02/13
 
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