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Welcome to the Chesil Bank and Fleet Nature Reserve website. An informative hub dedicated to keeping you up to date and informed about this unique stretch of Dorset coastline.  
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Chesil Bank and Fleet Nature Reserve © Charlie Wheeler Photography

Please feel free have a look around. There is a selection of pages to browse through, just click from the drop down menu above. There is a ‘Gallery’ of images showcasing the varied fauna and flora of the reserve accompanied with a detailed ‘Species List’.

To the right hand side we have our ‘Reserve Team Blog’ letting you know what is happening ‘down on the ground’ and any news and events that are up and coming.  


Notice Board: Upcoming events, advisory notices, public information and highlights will be posted here.







More litter cleared on the Reserve

Once again our thanks go out to the many volunteers who help clean up the litter on Chesil and the Fleet. Most recently the local wildfowlers and the Dorset Countryside Volunteers have both carried out litter picks on the Reserve, clearing over 30 bags of litter and a...

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Whatever the weather

The Reserve now has a live weather station based at the Abbotsbury end of Chesil. With wind, temperature, rain and other measurements being recorded, this will be a great tool to help the Reserve team and researchers gather valuable data. Better still there is a live...

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Visiting the reserve? Click on the image above!

Want to know what species are seen on the Fleet? Click on the image above!

 You can see a selection of great images taken by our team on and around the Fleet. Click on the image above!

which way to the sunset

Want to help out? Click on the image above!