||The area descriptions and plant species
lists are presented in the order of the route marked on the diagram (left).
As a walk, starting at the southern end of the Boggy Footpath and walking
north-eastward towards the log-cabin, the trees are about 10 feet (2.5 m) apart,
mostly alder and willow, with more birch as the ground rises. During October, the
ground was dominated by bracken and ferns with a variety of other plants, listed on the
Boggy Path species list.
The boggy path ends at the bottom of a slope leading up to the Leat
Footpath , for which there is a separate plant list.
The carr is bounded to the East by a leat with, running along its
western bank, the Leat Footpath (a good corridor for dragonflies and
The Southern boundary of the site, the Steep Southern Area, slopes
steeply down from this path to the wettest area through which runs the path referred to as
the Boggy Footpath. To the West, a stream forms the boundary.