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Local Open Meadow visits

Meadow Site: Home Park Farm, Luscombe and Canny Park fields North Bovey
Open Day: August 3rd
Access: 11am – 3pm
Grid ref: SX 740841
Owners: John and Carrie Maule, Hazel Jones, John Clark
Description: A circular walk through species-rich dry pasture and wet meadow, through a section of woodland to a steep-sided dry pasture valley with stream and boggy area beneath. A range of plant species have naturally colonized the areas providing a habitat in which numerous bees, butterflies and other interesting insects thrive.
Directions: From Moretonhampstead, take the road signed to North Bovey west of the cross roads opposite the Co-op. After 1.7 miles, entrance to Home Park Farm is opposite Large granite boulder just before entering the village.
Parking: First field on the left of drive to Home Parke Farm. Otherwise around the village green or in free car park opposite the church.
Refreshments: Light refreshments available at Home Park Farm for a donation to the North Bovey Conservation Group. Alternatively the Ring of Bells Inn is on the route.
Other notes: Owners will be around to answer any questions you may have. Some areas can be boggy after rain, so bring appropriate footwear.

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