Longridge Moss is an important lowland raised bog with a range of plants adapted to the wet, acidic conditions, including Sphagnum mosses, the insectivorous sundew and cotton grass. Snipe, curlew and skylark can be seen and brown hares glimpsed in the heather.
From Whitburn, take the A706 south. Shortly after you reach Longridge, turn left onto the B7015 towards Stoneyburn. After about 0.5 miles, you will come to a layby on the left.
Longridge Moss is situated north of the layby. There are no paths on this reserve, and care must be taken on the wet, soft and uneven ground. Appropriate footwear is recommended, and dogs must be kept on a lead as Longridge Moss is grazed by cattle and sheep.
Dogs must be kept on a lead under close control as sheep and cattle graze on the reserve. There are no formal paths, so please take care on the wet, soft and uneven ground.
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