Yarty Moor, near Otterford, extends over 26 acres. It is a diverse site of springline mire and wet grassland around the source of the River Yarty. The northern valley is amazingly diverse, with bog flora and invertebrates of particular interest.
Type of habitat:
Wet meadows, springline mire.
Look out for:
Ragged robin, star sedge, heath spotted-orchid, greater bird’s-foot trefoil, good butterfly site.
Somerset Wildlife Trust nature reserve
Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Somerset Wildlife Trust
Best time to visit:
May to September
Grid reference: ST235159
Nearest postcode: TA20 3QY
Open access. No parking locally.