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An extensive area of open dry heathland owned by the MoD.
This reserve is an extensive area of open dry heathland owned by the MoD.
It is a haven for numerous rare plants, invertebrate and reptile species such as sundews and green tiger beetles.
Ash Ranges is also home to the rare heath tiger beetle which is only found in Surrey and Dorset. Heath Tiger Beetles require a dry heathland mosaic of bare sand, short heather and patches of taller heather and scrub for food and shelter.
Access is only permissible when red flags are not flying
Details on accessing Ash Ranges can be found here
Species and habitats