Lytchett Heath

Lytchett Heath is an area of woods and farmland on the Dorset Heaths between the villages of Lytchett Matravers, Lytchett Minster and the hamlet of Beacon Hill in the county of Dorset, England.[1] Part of it is a reserve managed jointly by the Dorset Wildlife Trust and the Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Trust.[2] St Aldhelm's was built in 1898 as a private church for Lord Eustace Cecil.[3]

St Aldhelm's Chapel, Lytchett Heath


  1. ^ Ordnance Survey 1:50,000 Landranger map series, No. 195
  2. ^ Great Heath Living Landscape[permanent dead link] article by Gary Powell in Hop Gossip magazine, Autumn/Winter 2014. Retrieved 1 Dec 2014
  3. ^ "SAINT ALDHELM'S CHURCH, Lytchett Minster and Upton - 1120333". Historic England. Retrieved 2019-11-03.

Coordinates: 50°45′14″N 2°03′14″W / 50.754°N 2.054°W / 50.754; -2.054