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Reserves - Veilstone Moor

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Grid reference/Postcode
SS 410 152

7 miles west of Great Torrington


Culm grassland and wet woodland.


This site is part of the Working Wetlands Project area, which is supported by a number of funders. For further information visit the Working Wetlands webpage.

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Veilstone Moor

Veilstone Moor is a fine example of Culm grassland.  The extensive network of linked grassland and woodland areas make for an interesting site.  The site has examples of most types of Culm habitat from areas of dry heath to quaking mires and flowing water filled ditches and runnels.  There are also areas of alder flush and willow carr.  On the northern and southern ends of the reserve there are examples of drier mixed deciduous woodland and scrub.

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