Wildlife Spotting in Northumberland

01 Aug 2023

Should you be staying in Northumberland for a touring break, a getaway in your holiday home or own one of our residential park homes in Northumberland, rest assured there are plenty of nature-filled experiences to enjoy close by.

If you are a nature lover and enjoy getting the camera out to capture stunning stills of the wildlife found in the breathtaking countryside, Northumberland will completely capture your heart.

Boasting an abundance of wildlife and nature, there are endless opportunities to explore incredible landscapes made up of diverse nature as well as a wide range of different species of birds and animals.

If you are staying at any of our Northumberland-based country parks this season, let’s take a look at some of the best nature-filled experiences there is on offer.

Northumberland Coast

Stretching from Berwick-upon-Tweed to Amble, the Northumberland coast showcases endless sandy beaches, drifting dunes and a pretty collection of quiet bays.

Flaunting plenty of striking beauty and unforgettable wildlife, wildlife spotting experiences can be enjoyed at any one of the AONB’s protected wildlife and habitat sanctuaries.

Take a trip to the Farne Islands for seal and puffin spotting, while Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve is rated one of the best sites for waders and wildfowl in Europe.

Coquet Island

Coquet Island is swarmed with birdlife for almost half of the year, with around 35,000 seabirds cramming onto the tiny island to breed. You’ll see the famous puffins as well as other bird species such as eider ducks, oystercatchers, and roseate terns.

You’ll want to make sure your camera is at the ready at all times to capture the best shots!


If you are enjoying a touring break or a holiday home stay at our Berwick upon Tweed caravan park, you’ll be astounded by the cobbles, castles, beaches and beautiful wildlife that awaits in this historic market town. 

Wander along the barely-trodden Berwick beach, where you can discover various interesting bird species enjoying their day or take a boat trip out to sea to spot dolphins.

Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre

Hauxley Wildlife Discovery Centre is one of the North East’s best wildlife watching spots. Discover fascinating wildlife here, such as migrating birds, red squirrels, otters and more!

There is also a cafe with breathtaking views to enjoy, discovery trails, pond dipping, children’s play area, adult workshops, family activities and a circular walk.

We have amazing opportunities for touring breaks and holiday home ownership at our Berwick upon Tweed caravan park and Longhorsley caravan park. Our Bamburgh caravan park is also home to a stunning range of holiday homes in the countryside. 

Alternatively, if you wish to reside in the Northumberland countryside we also offer residential living at selected parks.

Want to find out more? Get in touch with us today and we will be happy to help. 

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