Cashmoor

A small but a lovely example of chalk downland

Site Details
Near

Sixpenny Handley (NE of Blandford)

 

Butterfly species include

  • Dingy Skipper
  • Green Hairstreak
  • Small Blue (pictured right)
  • Common Blue
  • Chalkhill Blue
  • Adonis Blue
  • Dark Green Fritillary
  • Marbled White
  • Small Heath
Cashmoor
Moth species
  • Five-spot Burnet            
  • Six-spot Burnet
 
Other species    
Habitat type/features

Chalk earthworks

 
Location

The site is off the A354, Blandford Forum to Salisbury Road. From the Blandford end, look out on the left for the Inn on the Chase pub, and the entrance to the site is on the opposite side of the road, a little further up the hill.

Access is through the gate in lay-by at ST 980 139 by the 50 mph signs

 
Owned by Private, with right of way.  

 

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