Country Walk Summary

Newham Hall Farm near Alnwick

This permissive path allows access to Newham Bog which comprises 13.5ha of calcereous mire, reed-bed and fencarr vegetation. The site is a remnant of the larger Embleton's Bog (ca. 100ha), situated at the base of an esker, Lough Bank, which flanks a glacial depression or kettle-hole. The site has National Nature Reserve status and is conservation importance on a European scale is recognised as a Special Area of Conservation under the Habitats Directive. Rich fen communities are centred around the Lough with the rare Schoenus nigricans-Juncus subnodulosus mire community dominant.

County
NORTHUMBERLAND
Newham Hall Farm  - Click to see the Site Map (PDF)

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Grid Reference
NU171292 (link to Interactive Map in a new window)
OS Landranger No.
75
CPH Reference Number
31/014/0022
Near To
Alnwick
Best time to visit
Spring/Summer
Access end date
28/02/2019

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Information Last Updated
2 July, 2009