This former quarry site returned to nature, comprises scrub and woodland providing a green haven for a wide variety of plants and wildlife.
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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.
Holystone Burn contains a wide range of upland woodland and moorland vegetation, including oak and birch woods, scattered juniper scrub, areas of wet grassland and heathland.
Priestclose Wood is an ancient woodland close to the centre of Prudhoe attracting rich birdlife and featuring a small pond, harbouring a variety of amphibians.
A small wildlife haven hidden in a suburban area featuring a mosaic of different habitats including areas of maturing woodland, two small ponds, grassland and a wildlife friendly garden.