Falstone Moss

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Falstone Moss is the most accessible of the Border Mires and has broad walk access and interpretation boards on site. Look out for dragonflies and damselflies such as the common hawker, black darter and large red damselfly on the centralk pool in the summer, meadow pipit, red grouse, adder, roe deer and the hairy caterpillars of northern eggar moth can also be seen from the walk.

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Car parking is at Tower Knowe Visitor Centre or at the south end of Kielder Dam. A path to Falstone Moss begins at the main road, 300m west of the dam. It leads over moorland and a belt of forestry land to a boardwalk on the moss itself. The total walk is 2 km and conditions can be very wet.


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Address: Northumberland Wildlife Trust, St Nicholas Park, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE3 3XT, UK.
Phone: +44 191 284 6884
Email: mail@northwt.org.uk

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