A wild and remote area of blanket bog on the Northumberland-Cumbria border, alive in spring to the haunting cries of the curlew.
Northumberland Wildlife Trust manages over 60 natures reserves around the region - there's bound to be one near you!
Druridge Pools is a wetland haven, rich in bird life, especially waders and wintering wildfowl.
One of the most accessible Border Mires sites, an area of heather moorland and blanket bog which comes alive in summer time with impressive insect life.
Holburn Moss is an example of a raised mire, previously used for peat extraction but now an internationally designated wetland attracting numerous and varied wildfowl.
Prestwick Carr is a large low lying wetland area on the edge of Newcastle which attracts waders such as pipits and skylark.