The Language of the Peat

Date: April 29, 2020

    Have you ever thought about the language of the peat? Words that entered the English language from ancient descriptions of peatland, words like…   Bog – an area of soft, wet muddy ground, or a short version of ‘peatbog’ – the Marches Mosses itself. It comes from the 14th century Middle Irish ‘bocc’. We […]

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Bird Quiz Answers Fly In!

Date: April 23, 2020

The Marches Mosses remain closed, but we’ve opened the big box of bird quiz answers for you here. Take a look at these beautiful photos taken by Stephen Barlow: The quiz: Scroll down for the answers:

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Wordsearch Solved!

Date: April 22, 2020

It’s time for the big reveal – the answers to the Peatlands Wordsearch.  If you’re still working on it, look away now.  If you’ve solved the it, let us know how many you found!

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Name That Bird! Last Call to Solve!

Date: April 21, 2020

The Marches Mossess remain closed, but here’s one last call to solve the Name That Bird! quiz. We’ll post the answers later this week.  Good naming!

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Last chance to solve the Peatlands Wordsearch

Date: April 20, 2020

The Marches Mosses remain closed, but the Peatlands Wordsearch is still live. We thought we’d give you one more chance to solve it before we reveal the answers later this week, so give it a go!          

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