Holt Forest

Common land located in Holt, Wimborne, Dorset.


Located east of Holt Wood, 5 km NE of Wimborne Minster.


Disputed and part excluded.

Owned by The National Trust.

Final.Owner as directed by the Commons Commissioner.


Cattle and horses.

Estovers (22)

Rights entries were disputed. Grazing rights are heldin 'units of pasturage', one unit equals one beast or one horse. Rights of estovers are limited to the collection of 'dead wood'.


  • Minor roads
  • Footpaths

Other Notes

Site of Special Scientific Interest - Holt Heath and Forest


Land Data

Common Land Name Holt Forest
County Dorset
District Wimborne
Parish Holt
TVG Reg # 19
Authority Dorset
Area 69.84 hectares / 172.58 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 195
OS 100km Grid Square SU00
Easting 4040
Northing 1055
OS Grid Ref 404000,105500
Min Contour 30
Max Contour 45
Median Elevation 37



Data recorded July, 1986.

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