Lomography Diana F+ | Grey Mare’s Tail

I recently took a camping trip to Dumfries in the Scottish borders to celebrate my ever edging position to the big 30. On my way to Dumfries I stopped off at Grey Mare’s Tail a 60-metre hanging valley waterfall near Moffat. The fall is produced by the Tail Burn flowing from Loch Skeen cascading into the Moffat Water in the lower valley below.

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The surrounding area forms the Grey Mare’s Tail Nature Reserve, owned by the National Trust for Scotland and it is a stunning landscape. The footpath from the valley floor up to Loch Skeen is one of the more popular walks in the area.

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he post-glacial landscape is an open mosaic of heather and rough grazing that includes 8 habitats of European importance and many plant species of international, national and regional significance. The reserve is botanically diverse, containing the richest assemblage of rare upland plants in Southern Scotland.

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