• A Kingfisher from Beacon Point
  • A Lapland Bunting
  • A Red-backed Shrike
  • A Bluethroat
  • A Bottle Nosed Dolphin
  • Little Auks by Jimmy Steele
  • A Curlew
  • Otters, Wansbeck estuary
  • Bar-tailed Godwits
  • A Wryneck by Jimmy Steele
  • Sandy Bay Cliffs
  • A Glaucous Gull
  • Beast from the East 2018
  • A Purple Sandpiper


Natural Newbiggin

Welcome. This is an interactive guide to some of the sites included in the Natural Newbiggin recording area. To read about a site, simply click on a site title below; or you can hover over a marker on the map at the very bottom of this page. A box will then appear, which you can click on to visit the site page. 

This interactive map, helps show the location and any facilities, such as parking, toilets or cafe/shops which maybe available. There are currently no bird hides within the Natural Newbiggin area, however there are good facilities at the Newbiggin Maritime Centre which includes toilets, a great cafe and a small shop.

Natural Newbiggin is a development group which has been set up to help secure and protect key habitats such as those marked on the map below from development and to enhance the habitats in these areas to increase biodiversity.

Natural Newbiggin Sites


Church Point to
Beacon Point

Beacon Point to
Lyne burn mouth

Golf Course

Church & Pool

Road Pool

Spital Point to Wansbeck Estuary

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