Hauxley Nature Reserve closes for a year

Posted on 02nd April 2015 | in Community , Heritage & Tourism

Eider duck at Hauxley Nature Reserve

A very polite and literate Eider duck at Hauxley Nature Reserve

Northumberland Wildlife Trust is giving advance warning that its Hauxley nature reserve on Druridge Bay will be closed to visitors  until spring 2016.

During the building of the wildlife charity’s new Wildlife Discovery Centre, the entire reserve will be classed as a construction site, so will be closed to all visitors to comply with the guidelines set out by the Health and Safety Executive.

Staff and volunteers from the Trust will not only be working on the new centre but also across the whole reserve – installing new footpaths to create a circular walk, creating new viewing screens and carrying out vital maintenance work on the existing hides.

Although the Hauxley reserve will remain closed, the other five reserves along the Bay: Cresswell Foreshore, Cresswell Pond, Druridge Pools, East Chevington and Linton Lane, will be open as usual.

For information on all the Trust’s reserves, log on at www.nwt.org.uk/nature-reesrves-guide




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