St Catherine's Hill is a 35 hectare area of heathland and coniferous forest. It is located to the north of Christchurch and is bordered by Town Common Nature Reserve and the Wessex Way (A338). The Hill is home to a large number of important wildlife species including the Dartford Warbler and the sand lizard and is designated as a SSSI, RAMSAR, cSAC and SPA. The site forms part of a larger area of sensitive heathland that is jointly managed for nature conservation by Christchurch Countryside Service, RSPB, Dorset Wildlife Trust and The Herpetological Conservation Trust (HCT).
Map & Directions
Road: Nearest major road A338
Public Transport Directions
Bus: Shamrock Bus 111.
Rail: 10mins taxi journey
Air: 20mins by car from Bournemouth Airport
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