Luscombe Valley is designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest, due to its diverse habitats and rare species. This reserve is 10 acres of woodland.
Types of habitat
- open areas of gorse
- seasonal ponds on the edge of Poole Harbour
- wet woodland
- ditches and streams
What to see
You can spot kingfishers and sand lizards here.
There is limited parking in the Brudenell Avenue car park, and on roads near to this reserve.
Your dog must be on a short lead during bird breeding, 1 March to 31 July, or when livestock are near.
Remember to keep dogs under close control and to pick up after them.
Page last updated: 10 October 2018