Stanpit Marsh
Stanpit Marsh is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and supports diversity of plants and wildlife, there have been 313 bird species recorded, most of which arrive with the spring or autumn migration. The Marsh covers and area of 130 acres, it is low lying land with dykes and ditches that are often crossed by raised sleeper bridges. Popular with walkers, bird watchers, fishermen, and amateur naturalists.

The Stanpit Marsh Information Centre is open to the public most days, manned by the marsh warden and volunteers.

Friends of Stanpit Marsh
Stanpit Marsh and Nature Reserve
Christchurch Harbour Ornithological Group

The Marsh is owned by Christchurch Council
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Stanpit Marsh Information centre
Christchurch Priory in the distance
River Stour
Mudeford Sandbank in the distance
Turn off the A35 west of Christchurch onto the B3059 and follow signs to Stanpit village. The X1/X2 Bus passes close by (Lymington to Bournemouth) Streetmap
For parking, see map on the right. Streetmap
Stanpit Marsh
Map of Stanpit Marsh