Down Farm SSSI

Closes 7 Jun 2019

Opened 7 Feb 2019

Overview

Down Farm is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and is notified 7 February 2019 for its nationally important species-rich lowland meadow grassland and assemblage of grassland fungi and is an outstanding example of traditionally managed hay meadows. Down Farm is located west Dorset near the market town of Beaminster and covers an area of 8.09 ha. You can submit your views via an online survey, by email or post. Before you submit your views, we recommend you read more about the notification. The notification documents can be found in the related documents section.

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Audiences

  • Charities/Voluntary Organisations
  • Government Agencies
  • Local Authorities
  • Walkers
  • Farmers
  • Tenant Farmers
  • Agricultural Landlords
  • Land Agents
  • Public Bodies
  • Consultants

Interests

  • Natural environment
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Land management
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • Uplands
  • Protecting wildlife