Heaths are open landscapes characterised by dwarf shrubs such as heathers and gorse. They are divided into two main types;
upland and lowland heaths. Upland
heath (moorland) is defined as being above 300m in altitude. Lowland Heath is
defined as being below 300m in altitude.
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