Beautiful nature reserve near Horsley, west of Newcastle. You can enjoy tranquil scenery, wetlands and walkways. Home to a plethora of wildlife and bird watching opportunities. There are bird hides, picnic areas and small lakes to explore around. The parking is free. The trail is suitable for walkers, the terrain is mixed and would be a challenge for people with more complex mobility needs and wheelchair users. The reserve is open 24/7, 365 days a year. You can find swallows, swifts, common sandpipers, greenshanks, ospreys, and european otters. Priestclose Wood, Close House Riverside and South Close Field are all within 5 miles radius.