Studland Bog

Another scorcher and a wander around Studland whilst the family were enjoying the beach. The dry, sandy heathland combined with the scents of the various flowering plants and the sea  are strangely reminiscent of the Mediterranean. Further down the slope and a shallow valley open up to a number of Read More …

Assimilate

The English Sundew the largest of our 3 native sundews at Spur Bog, Studland. With a preference for calcium rich soil, the underlying sand complete with the remains of millions of tiny seashells, allows the wetter areas of Spur Bog to provide the ideal conditions Read More …

Late Summer Highlights

A few of the late summer highlights from Septembers trip down south. Nettle leaved Bellflower growing at the memorial entrance to DWT’s Kilwood nature reserve. Also occurs along the roadside verge at the base of the Hazel hedge. Unfortunately no sign of the Hazel Dormouse Read More …