Places to visit in the Purbeck countryside include Durlston Country Park, nature reserves, heathland, woodland, grassland and ancient monuments.
This hidden Purbeck heathland is found on the edge of The Woodlands housing estate in Sandford, near Wareham.
Turners Puddle Heath incorporates an area of 14 hectares of predominantly dry lowland heathland with valley mire and wet heath.
Upton Wood is found near to Upton Country Park. You will find a Woodland Trail, trickling streams and open glades with bluebells.
Wareham's Saxon Walls surround Wareham old town on three sides. The grassland provides habitat for various flowers, insects and butterflies.