Traditional Orchards

Natural Resources Wales

This is a spatial dataset contain the location of Traditional Orchards sites around Wales. Traditional orchards are listed as a UK BAP priority habitats, which are those habitats that were identified as being the most threatened and requiring conservation action under the UK Biodiversity Action Plan (UK BAP). Traditional orchards are structurally and ecologically similar to wood-pasture and parkland, with open-grown trees set in herbaceous vegetation, but are generally distinguished from these priority habitat complexes by the following characteristics: the species composition of the trees, these being primarily in the family Rosaceae; the usually denser arrangement of the trees; the small scale of individual habitat patches; the wider dispersion and greater frequency of occurrence of habitat patches in the countryside. Traditional orchards include plantings for nuts, principally hazel nuts, but also walnuts.

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Web Map Service (WMS) WMS http://lle.gov.wales/services/wms/nrw (inspire-nrw:TRADITIONAL_ORCHARDS)
Web Feature Service (WFS) WFS http://lle.gov.wales/services/wfs (inspire-nrw:TRADITIONAL_ORCHARDS)