Welcome. This is ‘An Interactive Guide to Bird Watching Sites in the North East of England’. To read about a site, simply hover over a site marker on the map below and a box will appear, which shows a small photo and a link which you can click on for more details. Alternatively there is a full list in the box below with hyperlinks to all the sites which are included in this online resource. Each site has an interactive map, which helps show the location and any facilities, such as parking, toilets or bird hides which may be available.
North of the Tyne and the Wall
Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland.
Freshwater Pond, Lake or Reservoir.
Arcot Pond Backworth Pond Big Waters NR Bolam Lake CP Bothal Pond Capheaton Cresswell Pond NR
Druridge Bay CP Druridge Pools East Chevington NR Ellington Pond NR Exhibition Park Gosforth Park NR
Hauxley NR Holywell Pond NR Killingworth Lake Leazes Park Marden Quarry Newton Pool NR
Queen Elizabeth II CP Rising Sun CP & Swallow Pond NR Whittle Dene Reservoirs
Amble Bamburgh & Stag Rocks Budle Bay Coquet Island Craster & Dunstanburgh Druridge Bay
Farne Islands Holy Island Newbiggin By The Sea North Shields Fish Quay Ross Back Sands
Seaton Sluice St Mary’s Island & Wetland Tyne Esturary Tynemouth Haven
Kielder Water & Forest Park
South of the Tyne
Durham, Gateshead and South Tyneside.
These sites are currently being developed and content will start to appear later November 2018.
These sites will start to appear from early 2019
It is also hoped in the future to extend this site to include locations for southern Scotland, Cumbria and North Yorkshire. Please follow us on @BirdWatchingUK to hear about new sites which have been added etc.