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Meshaw Moor

A traditional small holding divided into thirteen fields that have remained unchanged for decades

Meshaw Moor is a traditional small holding divided into thirteen fields that have remained unchanged for decades. It consists of small Culm grassland fields and flower rich hay meadows surrounded by thick hedges. Many typical species are supported, including marsh fritillary, green veined and marbled white butterflies

Species and habitats

Habitats
Grassland

Nearby nature reserves

Rackenford and Knowstone Moors
6 miles - Devon Wildlife Trust
Mounsey
11 miles - Somerset Wildlife Trust
Halsdon
13 miles - Devon Wildlife Trust

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Reserve information

Location
Between South Molton and Witheridge
South Molton
Devon
EX36 4NL
Map reference
SS 761 185
Best time to visit
May - Sep
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Opening Times
Open at all times
Size
14.00 hectares
Access
Ground can be wet and uneven in places but there are some stretches of boardwalk over the most difficult areas. Contact the Trust for disabled access information
Walking information
Ground can be wet and uneven in places but there are some stretches of boardwalk over the most difficult areas, the way mark trail around the reserve takes about an hour to walk.
Parking
There is a small car park at the entrance to the reserve.
Dogs
Dogs must be on lead
Grazing animals
yes
Reserve manager
Devon Wildlife Trust
Tel: 01392 279244
contactus@devonwildlifetrust.org

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