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ENPA BAP Lowland Heath

Lowland heath is defined as vegetation in which dwarf-shrubs such as heather, bell heather and western gorse are a prominent component. Generally lowland heath communities occur below the 300 metre...

ENPA BAP Upland Oakwood

The steep-sided combes and coastal slopes of Exmoor still support large expanses of ancient woodland. These are largely of the upland oak woodland type, which on Exmoor is easily defined by the...

Exmoor National Park Brownfield Land Register

A brownfield land register of sites within Exmoor National Park.

ENPA Former Orchard

Traditional orchards are a landscape feature of lower farmland areas within the National Park, particularly within the Vale of Porlock. Many orchards and remnants of orchards are associated with...

ENPA Veteran Tree

In order to get a better picture of where our ancient trees are, Exmoor National Park Authority have undertaken to locate and identify its ancient trees, including the 2006/7 Ancient Tree Hunt,...

ENPA Section 3 Moor and Heath

Section 3 of the Wildlife and Countryside (Amendment) Act 1985 requires the National Park Authority (NPA) to prepare a map of any areas of mountain, moor, heath, woodland, down, cliff or foreshore...

Exmoor National Park Brownfield Land Register

Brownfield Sites

ENPA BAP Blanket Bog

Blanket bogs are characterised by plants that thrive on waterlogged, acid peats such as bogmosses, cottongrasses and deer sedge. They occur on deep peats on the moorland plateau, generally at...

ENPA Land and Property Assets

The extent and location of property owned by Exmoor National Park Authority. The Authority owns or leases approximately 120 properties, comprising open moorland, woodland, historic buildings,...

ENPA Section 3 Woodland

Section 3 of the Wildlife and Countryside (Amendment) Act 1985 requires the National Park Authority (NPA) to prepare a map of any areas of mountain, moor, heath, woodland, down, cliff or foreshore...

ENPA Orchard

Traditional orchards are a landscape feature of lower farmland areas within the National Park, particularly within the Vale of Porlock. Many orchards and remnants of orchards are associated with...

ENPA Tree Preservation Orders

A Tree Preservation Order (TPO) is an order made by a local planning authority in respect of trees or woodlands. The principal effect of a TPO is to prohibit the: cutting down, uprooting, topping,...

ENPA BAP Upland Heath

Upland heathland is defined as vegetation dominated by dwarf shrubs such as heather, bell heather, whortleberry and gorses which is generally found above the 300 metre contour. The mixture of...

ENPA Conservation Area

Conservation areas are defined as being of "special architectural or historic interest the character or appearance of which it is desirable to preserve or enhance." Within Exmoor National Park...

ENPA Article 4 Directions

Removal of the permitted development rights in relation to certain types of development on a site. Certain types of property, or types of applicant, can benefit from permitted development rights...

ENPA Section 3 Cliff and Foreshore

Section 3 of the Wildlife and Countryside (Amendment) Act 1985 requires the National Park Authority (NPA) to prepare a map of any areas of mountain, moor, heath, woodland, down, cliff or foreshore...