Country Walk Summary

Linton Lane (Site I) near Ashington

Linton Lane Nature Reserve is managed by Northumberland Wildlife Trust since its restoration from an opencast coal mining site. There are two pools, the western one was not affected by the mining operations while the eastern one has been created following site restoration. There are large areas of woodland now across the site. The site is good for a variety of wetland and woodland bird species as well as grassland butterflies. The western and eastern pools are overlooked by bird hides.

County
NORTHUMBERLAND
Linton Lane (Site I)  - Click to see the Site Map (PDF)

Click to see the Site Map (PDF)
Grid Reference
NZ256912 (link to Interactive Map in a new window)
OS Landranger No.
81
CPH Reference Number
31/114/8000
Near To
Ashington
Length of route
1.6 km (1.0 miles)
Best time to visit
Spring/Summer/Autumn
Access end date
31/07/2018

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Information Last Updated
10 May, 2011