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Bedlington Country Park
 
LNR Type: Urban Fringe
County: Northumberland
Natural England
Regional Team:
North East
Year of Declaration: 2006
Declaring Authority: Wansbeck District Council
Area (Ha): Click here to open the site map (new window). Once displayed, click on the site to see area and other details.
Grid Reference: NZ 266 814
Location: Bedlington, Northumberland.
Owned by: Norhtumberland County Council
Managed by: Northumberland County Council
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: By bus, which stops at Hartford Hall, Bedlington Front Street and beside the Bank Top Public House (Bedlington Station).

There are three car parks within the site, at Furnace Bridge, at the bottom of Bedlington Bank, Attlee Park and at Humford Mill.

Pedestrain access from Spring Park Road, Church Lane (leads to Humford Mill) and Hartford Hall.
Visitor facilities: Woodland walks, children's play equipment and picnic areas. The paths can be quite steep in places.
What to see: The seven and a halkf kilometre area runs along the north bank of the River Blyth from Furnace Bridge to Hartford Hall. The reserve has wild flowers and red squirrels.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Northumberland Countryside Volunteers
www.northumberland.gov.uk/default.aspx?page=647
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Northumberland County Council:
Tel: 0845 600 6400
e-mail: ask@northumberland.gov.uk
Website address and other links: www.northumberland.gov.uk/default.aspx?page=3520

Alternatively try:

www.northumberland.gov.uk and search for Bedlington Country Park.

Last Updated: 18/03/2013
 
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