Barrowburn Wood LNR
Designated site name: Barrowburn Wood LNR   View map
LNR Type: Rural Type:  Biological
County: NORTHUMBERLAND Natural England Area Team: Northumbria (LNR)
Other overlapping designations: Harbottle Moors SAC Harbottle Moors SSSI River Coquet and Coquet Valley Woodlands SSSI
Date of Declaration: 01/01/1983 Declaring Authority: Northumberland County Council
Area (Ha): 2.78 Grid Reference: NT 915 060
Owned By:   Managed By:  Defence Estates and Northumberland National Park Authority.
Location: 0.5km south of Alwinton
How to get there: Please check how to get to the LNR e.g. Using Traveline Traveline website or phone 0871 200 22 33 (chargeable call)

Just inside the Eastern border of Northumberland Countrypark by Harbottle, near Rothbury

Visitor facilities: We advise you to check information about the current visitor facilities before you go to the LNR e.g. through the local authority or managing body's website.

What to see: Ancient mixed deciduous woodland, including alder, willow and hazel. Birdlife includes sparrowhawk, cuckoo, treecreeper, woodwarbler and pied flycatcher. Badgers are present in the wood with otters using the stream.

Volunteer and 'Friends': For information about volunteering and 'Friends' groups, please contact the manager and see teh local authority or managing body's website.
Contact the local authority or owner of the LNR for further information - e.g. through the Local authority website.

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