Garston Wood: a truly ancient wood | Nature Notes from Dorset

I try hard not to have 'favourite' woodlands or other sites for that matter; I try to enjoy each one I visit and admire the nature it has to offer me. Having said that there are some special places that stand out in ones memory and to where one will return as frequently as one can without ignoring the many other delights to be found. One of those special places in Dorset for me is Garston Wood. The RSPB has excellent reserves in Dorset at Arne and Radipole/Lodmoor which are well known and well visited but their reserve at Garston Wood is the forgotten one; not forgotten by the RSPB, however, that have put considerable effort in to restoring a once neglected woodland habitat.

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