Nature reserve with lowland heath. Salt marshes lead to Poole Harbour mudflats.

  • Owned/managed by: RSPB
  • Grid reference: SY973878
  • Location: Stoborough village 3 miles, Wareham 4 miles
  • Access information: No disabled access;
    dogs allowed; toilets
    Walks/talks for groups available by arrangement
    Walks for general public available throughout the year
  • What can I see there? Spring: passage waders and migrants, early dragonflies. Summer: dragonflies, reptiles, butterflies, breeding birds. Autumn: passage waders, migrants, heathers in flowers. Winter: waders and wildfowl.
  • Best time to visit: All year
  • Opening hours: Shipstal Point open at all times, car park locked after dark
  • Transport links: Bus from Stoborough, train from Wareham
  • Contact: 01929 553360
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