Summary accessibility statement
How to get here
Weymouth is the nearest station, 1 mile (1.6 km) from reserve.
There is a frequent local service to Overcombe Corner, Lodmoor Country Park, 1 mile (1.6 km) from Weymouth seafront (Kings statue).
This reserve is on Route 26 of the National Cycle Network.
North-east of Weymouth, it is 1 mile (1.6 km) from Weymouth town centre, situated adjacent to the A3155 (Preston Road). There is parking available at 3 car parks near the reserve. They are all council run, Lodmoor Country Park, to the west of the reserve, Heron Close, at the eastern end of the reserve, or street parking on Southdown Avenue on the north side of the reserve.
Sat nav POI file: If you have a satellite navigation system that can accept POI files, please see our POI page for a download link and instructions.
Access to facilities
- Three trails, clearly signposted. Different distances from 250 m. Can be combined to make longer circular routes. Reserve map can be downloaded from webpage.
- Marsh Trail level with mixture of loose, crushed stone and concrete slabs with green verges. Narrows to 1 m at points with 1.05 m staggered barriers at each end. 570 m or 800 m. Sheltered viewpoint on grassy track after 170 m.
- Reedbed Trail mixture of level, flat improved gravel, and crushed stone. Narrows to 1 m in sections, including staggered barrier Benches on Marsh and Reedbed Trails.
- Overcombe Trail accessed from Heron Close car park. Mixture of 1 m wide sometimes uneven grassy track, and 0.5 m wide crushed stone and grass track, which can be muddy. Includes 1:5 slope over 5 m, with steps alongside and 1 m wide staggered barrier.
Dogs on leads welcome.