This former quarry site returned to nature, comprises scrub and woodland providing a green haven for a wide variety of plants and wildlife.
Northumberland Wildlife Trust manages over 60 natures reserves around the region - there's bound to be one near you!
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.
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.
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…
This small, attractive reserve features a mix of woodland and wetland habitats attracting a range of wildlife including woodland and wetland birds.
This reserve features a fine mix of semi-ancient woodland, as well as a pretty burn, providing perfect habitat for some interesting flora and fauna.
Holystone Burn contains a wide range of upland woodland and moorland vegetation, including oak and birch woods, scattered juniper scrub, areas of wet grassland, heathland, flushes with bog myrtle…
A sessile oak woodland, with some interesting flora including wood anemone and woodland birds such as wood warbler, tawny owl and woodcock.
An interesting woodland reserve, featuring two areas of ancient trees, attracting good bird fauna with species such as tawny and little owl and a wide range of woodland mammals.