Red Moss of Netherley is a mosaic of fen, marsh and woodland habitats and is one of the best examples of a raised bog in north east Scotland. Heather flourishes in these conditions, interspersed by the yellow spikes of bog asphodel and other bog plants such as Sphagnum moss and carnivorous sundews.
Head north out of Stonehaven along the B979 for 5 miles, before taking a sharp right - coming back on yourself - to reach the reserve. The reserve entrance is next to the bus stop.
Follow the access path next to the bus stop to get onto the reserve.
Keep to the raised central pathway because deep pools, ditches and undulating ground within the bog are dangerous.
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