A wet grassland with a stunning display of heath spotted orchids

Location

North of the village of Bradworthy.

Nr Great Torrington
Devon

OS Map Reference

SS 391 161
A static map of Stowford Moor

Know before you go

Size
19 hectares

Entry fee

No

Parking information

Roadside parking

Grazing animals

Yes

Walking trails

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.

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

Dogs

On a lead

When to visit

Opening times

Open at all times

Best time to visit

May to July

About the reserve

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.

Contact us

Devon Wildlife Trust
Contact number: 01392 279244

Environmental designation

Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)

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