Upton Heath

One of the few remaining remnants of once widespread heathland in Dorset

Site Details
Near

Poole

 

Butterfly species include

  • Large Skipper
  • Green Hairstreak (pictured right)
  • Silver-studded Blue (small numbers)
  • Speckled Wood
  • Grayling
  • Small Heath
  • Green Hairstreak
    Moth species -  
    Other species

    Birds

    • Dartford Warbler
    • Stonechat

    Reptiles

    • All six British reptile species

    Dragonfies

    Raft spiders

     
    Habitat type/ features

    Heathland

     
    Location

    Grid Ref SY 989/951.

    Turn off the A35 (Upton Bypass) at the junction for Upton House, and head for Creekmoor, taking Longmeadow Lane to its junction with Beech Bank Avenue.Park at the end of Longmeadow Lane.

     
    Owned by Dorset Wildlife Trust  

     

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