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Studland Heath NNR Dorset

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A small part of Little Sea. Be careful though - the naturist beach is across the water!
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A small part of Little Sea. Be careful though - the naturist beach is across the water!

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Site Details

National Trust Nature Reserve, alongside road from Sandbanks ferry to Studland. Open heathland with much heather, gorse, bracken and some mixed coniferous and deciduous woodland. Includes a lake - Little Sea. Noted for Dartford Warbler.

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Additional Site Details


Take car and passenger ferry from Sandbanks (Poole) to Studland. Buses use ferry. It is about 1 mile to the hide from the ferry in direction of Studland and Swanage.


No restriction.


By roadside next to marked entrance to site.


A National Trust hide is positioned on the highest point.

Key Areas / Routes

Pathway to hide from road and then on to Little Sea.

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