This hidden heathland is found on the edge of The Woodlands housing estate in Sandford, near Wareham.
|Grid reference:||SY 940 905|
|Nearest postcode:||BH20 7QJ|
|Nearest bus stop:||Outside Heath Cottages on the Sandford Road (bus numbers 40 or X54). Check bus timetables online.|
|Nearest train station:||Holton Heath|
|Parking:||Parking is available off of Woodlands Drive and on the side roads of The Woodlands housing estate.|
|How to get there:||
Sandford Heath is found adjacent to the A351 at Sandford, near Wareham. Traveline South West can help plan your journey.
|Accessibility:||There a number of footpaths which run through and on the edge of the heath. There is a gate at the western corner of the heath adjacent to the A351. Download the Sandford Heath map which shows access points and footpaths.|
|Dogs allowed?||Yes, but they should be kept on a lead due to the wildlife interest of the site. There is a dog waste bin located at the entrance off of the A351, near the roundabout.|
|Habitats:||Heath, woodland and a lily pond.|
|Site designations:||Sites of Special Scientific Interest and National Nature Reserve|
|Owner:||Partly owned by Dorset Council|
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