Compton Down - Clubmen's Down

Chalk downland site near Shaftesbury

Site Details
Near Shaftesbury  

Butterfly species include

  • Dingy Skipper
  • Grizzled Skipper (pictured right)
  • Small Blue
  • Common Blue
  • Chalkhill Blue
  • Adonis Blue
  • Marsh Fritillary
  • Marbled White
  • Small Heath
Grizzled Skipper
Moth species -  
Other species -  
Habitat type

Flowery chalk downland

 
Features

Site is steep - take care

 
Location

Entrance is at ST885187

Go down the track from the car park for 300-500 metres. Stiles lead to Down above and below track

 
Owned by National Trust  

 

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