Around Druridge Bay – Mar 2020


Date: 8th March 2020
Time: 10:00 am
Distance: 7 miles
Difficulty: Easy

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Around Druridge Bay

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This is a beautiful walk taking in two very interesting places within the area of Druridge Bay, Hauxley Nature Reserve and Druridge Bay Country Park.


Hills: General - AscentKey0-98x27 No hills
Distance: General - DistanceKey1-98x27 Medium distance
Grade: General - GradeKey1-98x27 Easy
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This walk is on OS maps 332 Alnwick & Amble and 325 Morpeth & Blyth.  Click on map image to buy this map.
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The start

This walk starts at Hauxley Nature Reserve and takes us South towards Druridge Bay Country Park.

Hauxley Nature Reserve

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Hauxley Nature Reserve is a great place for bird watching, with hides situated all around the lake.  With great value parking and facilities here, it is a great place to start and end.  We leave the Nature Reserve and head down towards the beach and head South.

The coast

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The beach on this walk is some of the best in Northumberland.  Tide permitting, we will walk on the beach whenever we can, as it is by far the best surface for Nordic Walking.

Druridge Bay Country Park

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Once at the Country Park we will walk around Ladyburn Lake before heading back to Hauxley.  We will take a break here, as there are picnic tables and toilets available.

Back to Hauxley

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After a walk round the lake, we will walk back the way we came to Hauxley Nature Reserve.  At the end of the walk we can take advantage of the Lookout Cafe.  You can watch the birds on the lake whilst enjoying tea and cake in the comfort of the cafe.

Hope to see you there.

Julie and Martin

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This shows the start location for this walk.
Nearest postcode: NE65 0JR
OS Grid Reference:  NU 28214 02397
Parking: There is a small car park with a suggested donation of £2 to park.
Toilets: There are toilets in the visitors centre at Hauxley.