Fontmell and Melbury Downs

Important notice -

Please note we are replacing our water trough system at Fontmell Down, which will help secure the future grazing of the downs and conserve their biodiversity for the future. The work will take place from 3 August, for approximately 4 weeks.

Open expanses of flowery downland and far-reaching views

Fontmell and Melbury Downs

Things to see and do

Things to see and do at Fontmell and Melbury Downs

Fontmell and Melbury Downs

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Fontmell and Melbury Downs

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A National Trust ranger sitting in long green grass with his collie dog, photographing wildflowers

We're looking for volunteer rangers 

We're looking for volunteer rangers in North Dorset and South Wiltshire to help Area Ranger Clive to manage and care for Fontmell and Melbury Downs, Hambledon Hill, Hod Hill and Win Green.