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  • Arne Nature Reserve

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    Site Details: 
    Name of Location Arne Nature Reserve
    Highlights Over-wintering birds, Migrating Birds, Dragonflies and damselflies, Fungi in autumn, Reptiles and amphibians, Views
    • Cafe on site
    • Ample parking on site
    • Charge for parking
    • Manned visitor centre
    • Toilets on site
    • Picnic area
    • Viewing hides and shelters
    • Seats around the site
    • Information leaflet available
    • Signed routes and trails
    • Well made paths
    • Mobility vehicle available
    • Guided walks and events
    • Dogs on leads only
    OS Map Reference SY972878
    Access Points: 

    WARNING: I have not been able to test all of these co-ordinates, they are based on where I placed the markers so use with care!

    Name SatNav Coordinates
    Main car park 50° 41' 22.65" N, 2° 2' 28.41" W

    From the Wareham south roundabout on the A351 turn left towards Wareham and Stoborough. Turn right just after the caravan park and then right at the next crossroads. Follow the road through Ridge and on to Arne. There is a car parking charge for non-RSPB members, members can park free. There is no admission charge. Picnic area, marked walks and toilets.

    Location Map: 

    The blue pin mark the approximate centre of the reserve, the yellow pin(s) mark the approximate locations of parking places that enable you to access the reserve.

    Potential Hazards: 

    Any walk in the countryside is going to have its potential hazards but the primary aim of this function is to forewarn less able people of difficulties they may face although some may apply to other people as well.

    Hazard Commentsort descending Description
    No Significant Issues The RSPB do all they can to make much of this site accessible

    This reserve does not have any significant issues that I identified on my visit but conditions can always change so be prepared for all eventualities. 

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