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Sat, 21 Aug


Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre

Birds in the Land of Oak & Iron

Join local ornithologist Michael Turner on this guided bird walk and learn how to identify by sight and sound the birds of the Lower Derwent Valley.

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Birds in the Land of Oak & Iron
Birds in the Land of Oak & Iron

Time & Location

21 Aug 2021, 08:00 – 10:00

Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Spa Well Road, A694, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon-on-Tyne NE21 6RU, UK

About the Event

The Lower Derwent Valley is a rich landscape of woodland, meadow and riverside, which a large variety of birds call home. With the woodpecker, kingfisher, dipper and - of course - the iconic red kite, there is a fascinating world to explore at the Land of Oak & Iron.

The walk will be on regular footpaths and forest tracks with some steep steps. Please dress appropriately with stout footwear and bring binoculars if you have them. Sorry no dogs.

We will meet in the courtyard of the Land of Oak and Iron Heritage Centre.

Refreshments available at Café Shrub after the walk.

At the end of the walk there will an opportunity to see the fantastic bird and nature lino-prints by artist and printmaker Holly M Scott in our 'Inside Out Gallery' in the Heritage Centre windows.

Tickets £9.50 per person.

Booking essential.


  • Bird Walk

    Tax: Tax included+£0.24 service fee



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