Out & About …

… on the North York Moors, or wherever I happen to be.

Bridestones Moor

Bridestones Moor, a National Trust property north of Dalby Forest, is a large area of unintensively managed heather moorland almost unique of the North York Moors where moors are usually either burnt too frequently for the benefit of grouse production or are overgrazed. The result is a moor with a terrific diversity of flora and invertebrates. Dwarf shrubs regenerate in the gaps left by the collapsing canopy old straggly heather. Scattered young trees, birch, rowan, break the skyline.

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