Heather Burning at Leadhills

This week sees the end of heather burning on the Leadhills Estate. It is necessary to burn the heather in order to maintain vigorous and nutritious heather moorland. The heather is burned in strips about 30 metres wide and a well burned moor has the appearance of a patchwork quilt....

Protecting New Life at Leadhills

Spring is a very busy time on the Estate’s moors as the days lengthen and the first signs of new flora and fauna appear. It’s also a time when visitors need to exercise a little extra caution when out walking to avoid disturbing the wildlife and to be mindful¬†of the...

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