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The shortest day of the year

The shortest day of the year

With Christmas fast approaching and today being the shortest day of the year, the Fleet really is in the depths of winter. However, with the recent mild weather we’ve had coupled with the delightfully calm days, it’s hard to believe that January is just...
Sea Kale

Sea Kale

Sea Kale Crambe maritima is a common local perennial along Chesil Bank, flowering from late May into July. The blanched young shoots were once eaten as a delicacy and as a result, massively declined. It is now however, slowly starting to recover. Sea Kale is abundant...
Angle Shades moth

Angle Shades moth

An Angle Shades moth settled on a rock near Moonfleet. 50mm in length, the Angle Shades is a common species throughout Britain that are usually seen from...
First eggs laid at Abbotsbury Swannery!

First eggs laid at Abbotsbury Swannery!

The first egg was laid on Sunday the 20th March and more and more are being laid every day! This date is a little bit later than last year but the last few Springs have been relatively warm. With the cold and stormy conditions, the swans have held off until now to...
Visiting the Fleet?

Visiting the Fleet?

If you are visiting the area or just fascinated by what the Chesil Bank and Fleet Nature Reserve has to offer then enjoy this website! It will guide you through all of the features and opportunities this unique area has to...