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…
Northumberland Wildlife Trust manages over 60 natures reserves around the region - there's bound to be one near you!
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 Commission 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.
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.
One of a suite of calaminarian grasslands along the Tyne, South Tyne and Allen, this site is an excellent place to see alpine penny-cress and other plants influenced by heavy metal contamination…