A riverside reserve used for walking and fishing.

The site consists of two grassland fields along the River Stour. It is regularly flooded in the winter. The meadows provide an ideal location for fishing along the river with the local angling club.

Riverside Meadows, Sturminster Newton
Nearest Town Sturminster Newton
Look out for

Snipe, Reed Warblers and Kingfishers. Ragged Robin and Cuckoo Flower. Orange Tip butterflies and Otters

Habitats Riverside grassland
Nearest bus stop Sturminster Newton
Nearest train station Gillingham (9 miles)
Grid reference ST 786 135
Size 6.3 hectares
Parking Up to six cars
Accessibility Not accessible to wheelchair users
Owner Sturminster Newton Town Council
Managed by Dorset Council (Area Greenspace Management Team - North)
How to get there Between the A357 and the River Stour, beside the Town Bridge at Sturminster Newton. A small car park can be found opposite the Bull Inn and the road.

Senior Countryside Ranger - North Dorset

Name: Graham Stanley
Name: Graham Stanley
Email: graham.stanley@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk
Tel: 01258 456970
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