The reserve is part of the former Radcliffe open cast coal mine, which was landscaped to produce a lake with islands. The reception hide was burned down in 2010 but we are currently working on designing and building a new visitor centre in its place.

 

Reserve Closed

Planned Opening - Spring 2017

 

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Open Days
(second weekend of every month) 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
 

Saturday

  • Staff will be on hand to provide information on the works that are being carried out and answer any questions.
  • We will endeavour to open footpaths so that there is access to some of the hides to allow birdwatching.

Sunday

  • When it is safe to do so building site tours will happen at 11am and 1pm
  • Staff will be on hand to provide information on the works that are being carried out and answer any questions.
  • We will endeavour to open footpaths so that there is access to some of the hides to allow birdwatching.

Nearby nature reserves

East Chevington
2 miles - Northumberland Wildlife Trust
Druridge Pools
4 miles - Northumberland Wildlife Trust
Cresswell Pond
5 miles - Northumberland Wildlife Trust

Nature reserve map

Reserve information

Location
Near Low Hauxley village, at the northern end of Druridge Bay
Low Hauxley
Northumberland
Map reference
NU 285 023
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Opening Times
Open Days (second weekend of every month) 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Access
No

Construction at reserve. Planned re-opening, Spring 2017. Please see downloadable Access Information for the reserve below.
Walking information
There are good paths leading to all hides. There is no circular walk across the south end of the reserve.
Parking
Car park on site
Dogs
Guide dogs only
Grazing animals
no
Reserve manager
Northumberland Wildlife Trust
Tel: (0191) 284 6884
mail@northwt.org.uk

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Factsheets and guides for your visit