Dunster Park and Heathlands
|Site of Special Scientific Interest|
|Area of Search||Somerset|
|Area||466.6 hectares (4.666 km2; 1.802 sq mi)|
|Natural England website|
This site is located in the north-east of the Exmoor National Park within a few miles of the Bristol Channel near the village of Dunster, and is notified for nationally important lowland dry heath, dry lowland acid grassland, wood-pasture with veteran trees and ancient semi-natural oak woodland habitats. The fauna of the lowland heath includes a nationally rare butterfly the heath fritillary (Mellicta athalia). The assemblage of beetles associated with the veteran trees is of national significance.
- "Dunster Park and Heathlands" (PDF). English Nature. Retrieved 2006-08-12.