Wildlife and habitat monitoring and management

West Dorset, Dorset
Plant survey on Hambledon Hill, Dorset
The exterior of Stone Barrow, Dorset
The sitting room at Stone Barrow, Dorset
A bunkroom at Stone Barrow, Dorset
Plant survey on Hambledon Hill, Dorset The exterior of Stone Barrow, Dorset The sitting room at Stone Barrow, Dorset A bunkroom at Stone Barrow, Dorset

At-a-glance details

  • Dates17 May 2020 to 20 May 2020
  • Holiday typeShort break
  • AvailabilityNo longer available
  • Activity type Coast and countryside, Survey
  • Cost£120
  • Physicality4
  • Holiday code20ASP142
  • AccommodationStone Barrow Bunkhouse (formerly Golden Cap)

About Wildlife and habitat monitoring and management

Carry out wildlife surveys across a variety of habitats and landscapes in West Dorset.

Enjoy a midweek break working with our rangers and ecology team to survey and monitor the amazing wildlife of the Golden Cap Estate on the Jurassic World Heritage Site and our inland hill forts. Training will be provided by the team so all we require is your enthusiasm and focus. Surveying may include grasses and wildflowers in our meadows, butterflies, moths and birds.

About the accommodation

Offering peace and tranquillity in a unique location. Situated in an elevated position on Stonebarrow Hill with magnificent views overlooking Lyme Bay and across to Golden Cap and Chesil Beach. As part of the Golden Cap Estate it offers access to over 25 miles of footpaths including the South West Coast Path. The basic accommodation has two bedrooms with bunk beds, lounge, dining room, kitchen and bathroom. There is a garden area with picnic benches and a barbecue.

Facilities: garden, drying room.

Bedding: pillows, mattress cover and blankets provided.

Notes for guests

What to bring: Outdoor clothing required. Recommend long sleeves and trousers.  

A standard kit list can be found on our Essential Information page. 

Enquire and book

Call 0344 800 3099

Opening times

Monday to Friday: 9am to 8pm
Saturday: 9am to 7pm 
Sunday: 9am to 1pm
We are also open 9am to 5pm on bank holidays.

Email working.holidays@nationaltrust.org.uk

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