Wem Moss

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Wem Moss is an outstanding example of a lowland raised bog, a wildlife habitat that exists in Britain today in just tiny remnant fragments. This is as ancient a piece of wilderness as you will find in Shropshire, a miraculous relic circled with trees beyond which the modern world gets on with intensive agricultural production. There are developing bogmoss lawns with open pools, and these support cranberry and all three British species of sundew. The reserve is home to raft spiders, large heath butterflies and large numbers of adders.

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Shropshire, England, Great Britain, UK, Europe
Variants:
Fenns Whixall Bettisfield Wem And Cadney Mosses

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The Moss lies between Wem and Ellesmere. Park in Northwood, and take the north-bound track from the eastern edge of the village. The track takes you over a footbridge, through some trees and on to the Moss. Access is by permission only, contact the Shropshire Wildlife Trust for details.

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Free

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Address: Shropshire Wildlife Trust, 193 Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6AH, UK
Phone: +44 1743 284280

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