This site is designated as an SSSI or is part of a larger SSSI. Here are the details:
|SSSI Name||Breach Fields|
Lying to the west of Shaftesbury, the site comprises three west-facing fields on slopes which overlie Gault Clay and Upper Greensand. These fields have been relatively little modified by agricultural improvement and support species-rich neutral grassland which is now rare both in Dorset and nationally.
|Status||To be Featured on Nod|
These sites featured on the Nature of Dorset fall within this SSSI. Click the site name to find out more about it. Alternatively, click the map logo above and see their location on a map and then view the site details from there:
|Sites featured on the Nature of Dorset within this SSSI designation (Click to view details)||Headline|
Unimproved grassland just west of Shaftesbury