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.
Northumberland Wildlife Trust manages over 60 natures reserves around the region - there's bound to be one near you!
A wild and remote area of blanket bog on the Northumberland-Cumbria border, alive in spring to the haunting cries of the curlew.
A disused limestone quarry site, with probably the best exposure of Acre limestone in the county, with diverse habitats favoured by birds, amphibians and invertebrates.
Established on a disused quarry, this is one of the few sites in the county showing good exposures of andesite lava and wet areas providing a habitat for interesting bryophyte and lichen flora.…
An area of beautiful open moorland featuring a mosaic of habitats attracting a wide array of interesting flora and fauna.
A sessile oak woodland, with some interesting flora including wood anemone and woodland birds such as wood warbler, tawny owl and woodcock.
Williamston is one of the best 'calaminarian' (heavy metal) grasslands in the area providing perfect conditions for interesting flora such as dune helleborine.