Preetz Way, Blandford
An important area of green open space for local amenity.
Preetz Way is a new site for Dorset Countryside and is located at the edge of Blandford. The site contains small areas of grassland, scrub and trees, forming an important buffer between a new housing estate and the Blandford bypass. Sympathetic management will improve its importance as a haven for wildlife.
Grid reference: ST 897 075
Size: 5.26 acres/2.13ha
Look out for: Guelder rose and Goldfinch
Owner: North Dorset District Council
Managed by: Dorset Countryside
Bus: Damory Hotel, Salisbury Road
Nearest train: Gillingham (18 miles)
Parking: No parking
Access: No disabled access
How to get there
From the roundabout where the A354 meets the A350 on the Blandford Forum bypass, turn off into Blandford on Salisbury Road. Preetz Way is a short distance into the town on the right.