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Spider Orchid

Some Wildlife Specialities Found at Durlston

Durlston is amazingly well endowed with a huge variety of wildlife in a relatively confined area, making it one of the best places in Britain for wildlife watching.

Just to give some indication of the variety, we have...

  • 500+ species of Plant
  • 250+ species of Bird
  • 500+ species of Moth
  • 80+ species of Fungi
  • 34 species of Butterfly
  • 32 species of Snail

Durlston is home to Nationally and Internationally Important species including plants, birds and insects.

From amongst this wealth of choice, the following have been picked out


Bee and Early Spider Orchid

Adonis Blue and Lulworth Skipper Butterfly