Turlin Moor nature reserve

Turlin Moor nature reserve


BH16 5DW: South Haven Close, to the reserves western edge, allow boat owners to moor up in the shallow water of Lychett Bay.

Site description

Turlin Moor nature reserve is a coastal nature reserve. There is a children's play area where the reserve meets Foreland Road. At its eastern edge, the reserve borders Turlin Moor Recreation Ground.

Types of habitat

Areas of:

  • saltmarsh
  • reed beds
  • grassland

What to see

It is an excellent spot for birdwatching over the harbour.


There is parking at an on site car park at the recreation ground, accessed from Blandford Road.


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.

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Page last updated: 12 August 2019
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