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Northumberland Wildlife Trust was founded in 1971 to protect wildlife and promote nature conservation within Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland. They look after over 60 nature reserves in Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland, to create homes for wildlife and maintain beautiful places to visit and enjoy throughout the year.
Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre, Low Hauxley, Northumberland, NE65 0JR
The Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre is one of the best wildlife-watching spots in the North East. Right next to the beach, it offers views across the length of Druridge Bay and is internationally renowned for its birds. Visit Hauxley
There’s lots to do here:
- A new circular walk with 1 fully accessible trail accessible to two hides.
- 6 hides, including 1 ‘members only hide’, which give you a great opportunity to quietly observe a host of birds, including grey herons, tree sparrows, turnstones and shelducks. A wildlife sightings board can be updated if you spot a bird
- There are a number of regular activities for children, including disc rubbing and a play area
- There’s a cafe
Opening Times: April to September 10:00am – 5:00pm* October to March 10:00am – 4:00 pm *Members only from 9:00 am
Northumberlandia, Blagdon Lane, Cramlington, NE23 8AU
Northumberlandia is a unique piece of public art set in a 46 acre community park with free public access and 4 miles of footpaths on and around the landform. Northumberlandia is open from dawn until dusk each day. The Visitor Centre and Cafe is open from 10am-4pm, Wednesday to Sunday. It is also open on Bank Holiday Mondays, 10am-4 pm and at Easter.
Last updated: January 28, 2019