Martin Down National Nature Reserve Hampshire

22 May 2019

09:30 - 16:00

Martin Down National Nature Reserve
Between Salisbury and Blandford Forum
United Kingdom

Non RPS Member£5.00 
RPS Member£0.00 

Notable plants found in the area include bastard toadflax, field fleawort, early gentian and lesser centaury. Twelve orchid species have also been identified, including burnt-tip, green-winged, greater butterfly and frog.  Brown Hares are found throughout the site.  Birds found at Martin Down include turtle dove, grey partridge, nightingale, skylark, yellowhammer and linnet. Hobby and quail may also be encountered and Montagu’s harrier and stone curlew sometimes visit the site.

Getting there:

By road:  take the A354 between Salisbury and Blandford Forum.  The main car park for Martin Down is on the left side of the road (travelling from Salisbury) about 10 miles from Salisbury.

Grid Reference (main car park):                  SU 036201

Google Maps Coordinates:              50.980608, -1.948872

The car park is free.

More information:

More information is available on the following websites:

Practical matters:

09.30am meet in the car park.  If arriving late, call the Event Organiser on 07989 494232, to catch up with the group.

Please note that there are no facilities on site.  Please bring a packed lunch

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy: Refunds will not be given for cancellations within 14 days of the event.

Duncan Locke
Email the event organiser
07989 494232

Region: SouthernGroup(s): Nature