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thesweetcheat
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Re: Brown Willy for sale
Apr 12, 2017, 21:46
tjj wrote:
ocifant wrote:


I've never actually seen Brown Willy - Edward Thomas mentions it in his book The South Country "Nothing can soften the lines of Trendreen or Brown Willy or Carn Galver against the sky. The small stone-hedged ploughland amidst brake and gorse do but accentuate the wildness of the land from which they have been won." Is it somewhere walkers have access to as with Blencathra and if so, Rights of Way will continue surely. The idea of anyone buying a mountain or hill just seems so perverse, however much money they paid. At best they can only be custodians.


Nice descriptive writing.

Yes, access is protected under the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000, the whole of this part of the moor (including the stone circles below Brown Willy and Rowtor) is designated as access land.

I believe that pre-CROW, access to parts of Bodmin Moor was not so straightforward.

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