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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

Habitats
Grassland
Species
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

Location
4 miles west of Stibb Cross
Great Torrington
Devon
Map reference
SS 385 171
Best time to visit
May - Sep
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Opening Times
Open at all times
Size
22.50 hectares
Access
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.
Parking
Turn right at Wrangworthy Cross and the nature reserve and car park are immediately on the left
Dogs
Dogs must be on lead
Grazing animals
yes
Reserve manager
Devon Wildlife Trust
Tel: 01392 279244
contactus@devonwildlifetrust.org