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Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre reopened to the public on Saturday 24th June 2017 following a 2 year closure for the creation of an exciting new visitor centre. The new eco-friendly, straw bale building has been largely constructed by a dedicated...more
Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Hauxley Lane | Near Low Hauxley village, at the northern end of Druridge Bay Low Hauxley Northumberland - Map reference NU 285 023, Amble NE65 0JR, England
All reviewsthe reservecircular walkred squirrelssconescar parknew buildingfree entry and parkingno dogs allowedwonderful place to visitlovely cafebird watchingdifferent typesstaff were very helpfulregular visitorsrelaxing walkwild flowershard work
Very impressed on our first visit to this place while on holiday in Northumberland. Easy to get to and parking free. Had a fantastic welcome from one of the volunteers who clearly explained the centres history and how the site worked. He even found us...More
I have taken groups of school children here as part of an educational visit (where we have been bug hunting) a few times in the past and each time the children have enjoyed it. So decided to visit again with members of my family. The...More
Signed from the main road this place is worth a visit for birdwatchers or even just a coffee or snack.
There is a car park and a short walk to the visitor centre.
This centre has only been open for a year. Lovely big windows...More
Considering the entire reserve was closed for over two years while this centre was built we expected something awesome, but it is very disappointing. The star of the show is the reserve itself - the visitor centre could have been an old shed as far...More
A lovely well maintained nature reserve. A mostly flat circular walk with lots of birds both garden, woodland & waterfowl to see.. & of course if you are very lucky, red Squirrels. For the first time ever I was one of the lucky ones !...More
I’m always on the look out for new places to photograph butterflies in my area and this nature reserve does not disappoint! As well as gorgeous scenery, relaxing walks and plenty of places to stop and sit, there is an abundance of butterflies including small...More
You can be assured of an excellent visit. Be sure to take your binoculars and a camera. There is an array of Birds to watch and identify which you can do with a pot of tea on hand, The view from the Coffee Shop is...More
Response from HauxleyWDC | Property representative |
We have taken the decision to make Hauxley a dog-free nature reserve. Research indicates that even the presence of dogs disturbs wildlife. Visitors can use the public footpath to the beach to walk their dogs but they are no... More
We have taken the decision to make Hauxley a dog-free nature reserve. Research indicates that even the presence of dogs disturbs wildlife. Visitors can use the public footpath to the beach to walk their dogs but they are no longer allowed on the reserve unless they are Guide or Assistance dogs.