Druridge Pools

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Druridge Pools consists of a deep lake and two wet fields which was once an open cast mining site. The lake supports large flocks of wintering birds such as golden eye, wigeon and teal and in the summer great crested grebes breed here with lots of wild fowl feeding here.

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There is car parking at the adjacent National Trust Druridge Links car park. From Cresswell village follow the coast road north for 2.5 km to the entrance of the National Trust Druridge Links. The reserve is 200m on the left. The 'Budge Screen' can be reached from a gap in the fence on the left. The 'Oddie' and 'Little Hides' can be reached by following the public footpath for Widdrington and the Preceptory, between the screening mounds.


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Address: Northumberland Wildlife Trust, St Nicholas Park, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE3 3XT, UK.
Phone: +44 191 284 6884
Email: mail@northwt.org.uk

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