Heathland

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Carn Moor

An important fragment of Tywarnhayle Common, comprised of wet and dry heathland

Location

Near Goonhavern
Penzance
A static map of Carn Moor

Know before you go

Size
1 hectare

Grazing animals

No

Walking trails

Stout, waterproof footwear is recommended as the ground can be uneven and wet

Access

Public footpaths around the reserve. Terrain can be muddy and difficult at points. Good footwear is recommended.

Dogs

Dogs permitted

When to visit

Opening times

Open at all times

Best time to visit

April to August

About the reserve

Once used to flavour beer, bog myrtle is in abundance at this heathland reserve. St John's Wort can also be seen here as well as Royal Fern. The site was once used in lead ore mining and the original engine house is still visible

Contact us

Cornwall Wildlife Trust
Contact number: 01872 273939