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Mambury Moor

Exceptional grasslands with areas of 'smooth Culm'

The site comprises five fields, two of which have undergone limited agricultural improvement in the past. The fields are quire exceptional and include areas of 'smooth Culm', where purple moor grass dominates. Wavy St. Jon's wort, a rarity confined mainly to Culm grassland, is abundant. The SSSI is a stronghold of marbled white butterflies

Species and habitats

Devil's-bit Scabious, Marbled White

Nearby nature reserves

Stowford Moor
1 miles - Devon Wildlife Trust
Volehouse Moor
2 miles - Devon Wildlife Trust
Veilstone Moor
2 miles - Devon Wildlife Trust

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Reserve information

4 miles west of Stibb Cross
Great Torrington
Map reference
SS 385 171
Best time to visit
May - Sep
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Opening Times
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22.50 hectares
No paths. Ground is wet and rough in places. Contact the Trust for disabled access information
Walking information
Ground is wet and rough in places. Allow 45 minutes to explore.
Turn right at Wrangworthy Cross and the nature reserve and car park are immediately on the left
Dogs must be on lead
Grazing animals
Reserve manager
Devon Wildlife Trust
Tel: 01392 279244