Northumberland Nature and Wildlife Attractions

Along with the attractions listed on this page you may also find places of interest on the Northumberland Attractions and Heritage pages. We suggest that you also visit the pages for the neighbouring counties to see what else there is in the area.

We support ‘Accessible Countryside for Everyone’ in providing a brief guide as to the access / facilities for the sites listed, where we have them.

Northumberland's National Nature Reserves -


Local Nature Reserves -

Farne Islands - National Trust -


Eshottheugh Animal Park - Felton, Morpeth - 15 acres, animals from friendly Donkeys & Goats to more exotic species like Wallabies, Raccoons & Meerkats, Tractor Museum, indoor & outdoor play - the ‘River Walk’ is not currently wheelchair friendly due to the steep inclines, the rest of the park pathways are made of a combination of concrete and tar planings (The loose tar planings can make it difficult for some wheelchairs to manoeuvre) disabled access toilets and baby changing


Falconry Days - unique falconry experience giving you a rare insight into the art of falconry - Owls, Hawks, Eagles, Falcons and Vultures. - we have no accessibility info on this site


The Farne Islands with strong links with Celtic Christianity and St Cuthbert, who lived here in the 7th Centuryare and possibly the most exciting seabird colony in England with 23 species, including around 37,000 pairs of puffin as well as a large grey seal colony, with more than 1,000 pups born every autumn, a medieval pele tower and Victorian lighthouse, visitor centre and easy access boardwalk - boat trips by and - we have no accessibility info on this site


Kielder Water Birds of Prey Centre - one of the largest collections of birds in the North of England, offers hawk walk and photographic days, Flying Demonstrations - All areas of Kielder Water Birds of Prey Centre are accessible to wheelchairs and there is a disabled parking bay at the main gate


Whitehouse Farm Centre - over 40 acres, handle and feed a wide variety of animals from traditional breeds to more unusual and exotic species, hands on petting and handling sessions. Tractor Rides, Feeding the Animals, Farmer's Den Soft Play, Indoor Racing Cars, Adventure Playground, Outdoor Play, Tea Room, Shop - most of the site is suitable for wheel and push chairs with the exception of 2 outdoor walkways which may be difficult to negotiate alone for those with mobility issues



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