image for Viewpoint/Beauty Spot item typeStanbury Moor at Stanbury

Viewpoint/Beauty Spot

View From Moorside Lane

View From Moorside Lane


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Stanbury ,
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Stretching as far as the eye can see and a designated SSSi (Site of Special Scientific Interest) . The moor is managed for grouse shooting and is an important natural area for water gathering, home to varied wildlife, some of the many birds to be seen are grouse, curlew, ring ouzel, lapwing and meadow pippets.

Many wildflowers and grasses can also be found with ling and bell heather being the most predominant, seen as its best mid August to early September. Recently Stanbury Moor has become part of the open country access area.



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Map reference: SE 012371  Lat: 53.83033 Long: -1.98217