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Hog Cliff

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This site is designated as an SSSI or is part of a larger SSSI. Here are the details:

SSSI Name Hog Cliff
Primary Photo

The site comprises downland slopes with rich grassland communities typical of the chalk of west-central Dorset on a range of aspects. Areas of scrub and a small amount of old woodland add diversity to this site.

Interest Biological
Status Now Featured on NoD
My Notes This SSSI and National Nature Reserve is in three segments, the main area west of the A37 at Hog Cliff and then two further pieces on the eastern side of the road, South Field Down and Park Down and coppice.

The information about this Site of Special Scientific Interest has been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Natural England Distribution Map Species List Some Photographs Guidance Notes

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
Hog Cliff National Nature Reserve

This is a national nature reserve for good reason! A wonderful chalk escarpment near Maiden Newton.