Holystone Burn

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Holystone Burn reserve preserves the Yardhope Oaks, a sessile oak woodland, with juniper scrub, a small area of reedbed and flushes containing bog myrtle. This is also an important site for reptiles, including adder and slow worm and birds which include goosander and pied flycatcher. This 35 hectare site is a SSSI.

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To get to the reserve, go through Holystone village and pass the Forestry Commission car park. Continue west along the armys range road across the cattle grid (ignoring the MoDs Private Road sign). There is parking above the Holystone Burn on the broad lay by, where a forest track leads downhill to the Yardhope Oaks.

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Opening times:

Never closes

Prices:

Free

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Contact

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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