Things to see & do
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Summer is best for butterfly spotting, but clear, crisp winter days reward walkers with far reaching views. Why not download our Fontmell and Melbury Downs wildlife walk? The wildlife highlights will be scarce now but you'll have panoramic views of the Blackmore Vale.
- A great location for butterflies, moths and glow-worms
- The chalk grassland and scrub habitats with many orchids
- The far reaching views across the Blackmore Vale with Mendips beyond
- Our wildlife hunts and other events
You can tick off quite a few of the 50 things to do before you're11¾ challenges here. Are you ready for the challenge this winter? Our Area Ranger Clive Whitbourn has put together a list of the best 50 things activities to do in North West Dorset this season.