Sturminster Newton
Wildlife and Heritage Trail


Welcome to the Sturminster Newton Wildlife and Nature Trail. Throughout this short circular route, we will show you the wonders of Dorset’s River Stour, looking at its wildlife and heritage. You will also get to view some stunning art work produced by some Year 5 students at William Barnes Primary School. Simply scan the QR codes along the route to find out more… 

Distance: 1.5km (1 mile)
Duration: 30 mins for grown up legs! 40 mins for little legs! 

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Point 1
Park Corner

Point 2
River's Edge

Point 3
Riverside Walks

Point 4
Fords and Fishes

Point 5
Trees & Places to Play

Point 6
Sturminster Newton Mill

Point 7
Wildflowers & Marginal Plants

Point 8

Point 9
Durrant Corner

Point 10
Durrant Alley

Point 11
School River Project