Although Springfield Copse is a small site it is well used by local residents, either for a pleasant stroll or dog walking around the short circular walk.
|Look out for||Woodland birds|
|Habitats||Mixed woodland of Oak, Birch, Ash and Scots Pine, with a Bramble and Holly understorey. The copse also has dense Laurel and Rhododendron around its boundaries.|
|Nearest bus stop||Junction of St Michaels Road and Manor Road, Wilts and Dorset bus route|
|Nearest train station||Bournemouth (15 miles)|
|Grid reference||SU 087 081|
|Parking||No parking at site.|
|Accessibility||Access to site is through squeeze stiles.|
|Owner||Dorset Council. (Previously East Dorset District Council)|
|Managed by||Dorset Council, Area Greenspace Management Team - East|
|How to get there:||
From Verwood village centre: follow Manor Road (B3072) to the Morrisons roundabout. Turn right down the unmade road running alongside Harley's Chip Shop (Springfield Road). At the T-junction turn left to take you to the entrance to the copse.
From Three-Legged Cross: follow signs for Verwood (Manor Road, B3072) to Morrisons roundabout. Turn left down the unmade road alongside Harley's Chip Shop (Springfield Road). At the T-junction turn left to take you to the copse entrance.