An interesting site for its geology, Cresswell Foreshore is a large wave-cut platform with many shallow rockpools attracting varied marine wildlife and wading birds.
Northumberland Wildlife Trust manages over 60 natures reserves around the region - there's bound to be one near you!
Cresswell Pond, just off the beautiful Druridge Bay coastline, is a shallow brackish lagoon, providing a year-round haven for wading birds.
Druridge Pools is a wetland haven, rich in bird life, especially waders and wintering wildfowl.
A large reserve with developing wildlife interest, comprising two large lakes with fringing reedbeds, grassland and recently planted woodland.
A small, tranquil reserve featuring a pond and grassland harbouring typical species to this habitat with much aquatic flora and fauna including beautiful dragonflies and damselflies.
A disused limestone quarry which has developed a rich limestone flora as well as having interesting geological exposures.
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.
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.
This small, attractive reserve features a mix of woodland and wetland habitats attracting a range of wildlife including woodland and wetland birds.
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.…