Moors River

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Moors River at Moors Valley Country Park

The Moors River is a river in east Dorset, England, which starts at the point where the River Crane and the Ebblake Stream meet, at Ebblake, south of Verwood.[1]

It runs south then southeast, past Bournemouth International Airport and Hurn to join the River Stour at Blackwater, Dorset.

It is well known to dragonfly enthusiasts as the last site in Britain where Orange-spotted Emerald occurred.[2]


  1. ^ "Dorset's little rivers — The Crane (Moors River) - Dorset Life - The Dorset Magazine". Retrieved 2 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Orange-spotted Emerald -". Retrieved 2 April 2017.

Coordinates: 50°45′N 1°49′W / 50.750°N 1.817°W / 50.750; -1.817