Bluebell Wood - A Piethorne Valley Walk

Type:Walking Route

Rangers’ Office, Ogden Lane, Newhey, Milnrow, Greater Manchester, OL16 3TQ
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Bluebell Wood - A Piethorne Valley Walk

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Although known locally as Bluebell Wood, its proper name is Old House Ground Plantation. This mixed woodland provides a valuable habitat here on the high moors, although you can see how severe weather stunts the trees and sometimes blows them over.

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