Walking on the bones of the earth | grahart

We’re in Withypool, near the lovely Landacre Bridge , and just up from there is the narrowest and windiest road that takes you up to the top of the moor.  Parking the car on a flat grassland area just after a cattle grid is a little interesting as the space is far from flat, and the lowest parts are just soft enough to trap your car for a while.

The walk starts up a drive lined with small flat rocks – in winter ice would make this treacherous –  but soon you are out onto a moor top resplendent with gorse and several types of heather. Sheep are in abundance, most of these are the Exmoor Horn…

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