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Stowford Moor

A wet grassland with a stunning display of heath spotted orchids

This reserve consists of wet grassland with many rare and endangered species. It has a stunning display of heath spotted orchids and you will also see good displays of plumear meadow thistle and Devil's bit scabious. Roe deer are common and you can see various species of bats hunting during summer evenings

Species and habitats

Habitats
Grassland
Species
Meadow Brown, Reed Bunting

Nearby nature reserves

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

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Reserve information

Location
North of the village of Bradworthy.
Nr Great Torrington
Devon
Map reference
SS 391 161
Best time to visit
May - Jul
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Opening Times
Open at all times
Size
19.00 hectares
Access
Wet and rough, few defined paths. The terrain is rough and marshy in places; the very wet central sections should be explored with great caution. Stout footwear or wellingtons are essential. Contact the Trust for disabled access information
Walking information
The terrain is rough and marshy in places; the very wet central sections should be explored with great caution. Stout footwear or wellingtons are essential allow 30 minutes to explore this reserve.
Parking
Roadside parking
Dogs
Dogs must be on lead
Grazing animals
yes
Reserve manager
Devon Wildlife Trust
Tel: 01392 279244
contactus@devonwildlifetrust.org