Langton Meadows, Blandford
One of Blandford's riverside sites adjacent to Stour Meadows.
This riverside grassland offers a convenient alternative to the larger Stour Meadows. The various habitats on this site support an interesting array of species including Musk Mallow and Bird's-foot-trefoil. Footpaths through the site make it a valuable link into the centre of Blandford for the local community.
Grid reference: ST 888 062
Size: 4.8 acres/1.96ha.
Look out for: Bird's-foot-trefoil, Musk Mallow and Kingfisher
Habitat: Riverside grassland
Owner: North Dorset District Council
Managed by: Dorset Countryside
Bus: Tesco Supermarket
Nearest train: Gillingham (18 miles)
Parking: Parking available in the car park by the supermarket
Access: Partly accessible to wheelchairs.
How to get there
In the heart of Blandford, accessed from the car park by the supermarket (off Langton road). Connected to Stour Meadows by Preetz Bridge across the River Stour.