This beautiful coastal reserve, also known as Annstead Links, is an excellent example of a mature sand dune system, which thanks to conservation efforts, now harbours a wealth of flora and fauna…
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This former quarry site returned to nature, comprises scrub and woodland providing a green haven for a wide variety of plants and wildlife.
Benefitting from a range of habitats, Bakethin is a wildlife haven offering spectacular views and endless opportunities to encounter a variety of diverse wildlife.
A small area of ancient deciduous woodland nestled above the Barrow Burn, a tributary of the Coquet.
This sprawling reserve forms part of the Border Mires, a large area of rare peat bog around Kielder Forest managed by NWT and Forestry England for its conservation value.
A notable reserve which contains a small area of calaminarian grassland, influenced by heavy metal pollution in the past, and therefore featuring several interesting species of wildflower.
Wildlife rich Benshaw Moor is a remote and wild upland in the Rede Valley that hosts a complex and varied mosaic of habitats.
Big Waters features a mix of habitats including the largest subsidence pond (one of the largest bodies of open water in the region), providing home to diverse wildlife.
Briarwood Banks is one of the best examples of rare, semi-natural woodland in Northumberland. The woodland supports a diversity of plant species with a number of locally uncommon species.
A wild and remote area of blanket bog on the Northumberland-Cumbria border, alive in spring to the haunting cries of the curlew.