Corfe Hills nature reserve

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BH18 8BJ: Rushcombe Bottom from Higher Blandford Road on Bridleway 1, Corfe Hills West and Middle from a lay-by on Higher Blandford Road, Corfe Hills South from Birkdale Road.


Corfe and Barrow Hills are made up of four isolated sites. This site, with Dunyeats Hill nearby, forms the remaining link between the larger heathland blocks of Canford Heath and Upton Heath. The site is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest as it has rare lizards, birds, and plants.

Visit the Poole's heathlands Facebook page.

View the fire access map.

View the site ownership map.

Types of habitat

Corfe Hills is a mostly dry heath habitat.

What to see

All 6 species of British reptile can be found here and in the nearby Barrow Hills.


There is no parking at this nature reserve.


Your dog must be on a short lead during bird breeding: 1 March to 31 July every year, and when livestock is near. Remember to keep your dog under close control and to pick up after it.

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Page last updated: 05 August 2019
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