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Holton Heath

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Holton Heath Nature Reserve ¼ mile

Holton Heath Nature Reserve is a large area of woodland and lowland heath supporting rare wildlife. Only the Sandford Heath section is open to the public, part of this was an explosives factory during the Second World War and an anti-aircraft gun tower remains. Birds include Dartford warbler, stonechat and nightjar. Visit in summer to see the heather in flower.
Open at all times.

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