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Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre

One of the best wildlife-watching spots in the North East, renowned for its bird life. Right next to the beach, it offers fantastic views across the length of Druridge Bay. The reserve has recently been extensively remodelled and extended, and the latest addition, the new eco-friendly Wildlife Discovery Centre, has been a labour of love constructed by an army of dedicated volunteers. Believe it or not, it really is a straw-bale building and has a number of other highly innovative ‘green’ features that make it an appropriate home for a Wildlife Trust team.
The reserve attracts a wide variety of birds from tree sparrow, reed bunting and bull finch to coot, moorhen and curlew. Spring and autumn boost our bird sightings and we regularly see 140 bird species in a year. You might even see our red squirrels, stoats and otters.
Visitors over the summer will see some fabulous flowers including viper’s bugloss, bloody cranesbill and northern marsh orchid.
09.00-17.30. The car park will be locked at 17.30. The Lookout Café is open operating 10:00 to 16:30 daily (last orders 16:00). Entry is free
Low Hauxley Northumberland NE65 0JR
Contact telephone: 01912846884 Call to check latest times or cancellations.
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