Northumbria - Simonside Hills

Northumbria - Simonside Hills - The UK's Best Wildlife Locations
WHERE ARE THE SIMONSIDE HILLS?
To get to the Simonside Forest Car Park travel south of Rothbury on B6342 for 3 miles. Simonside Forest signposted on right, about 2 miles down the road.
http://uk.multimap.co.uk/world/GB/England/Northumberland/Morpeth/Rothbury

WILDLIFE OF THE SIMONSIDE HILLS?
The Simonside Hills are excellent for bird watchers:
- Hen harrier
- Short eared owls
- Ospreys in the summer
- Peregrine falcon
- Black and red grouse
- Merlins
- Curlews
- Ring ouzels

MAMMALS
- Red Squirrel
- Otters can be found along the length of the River Coquet
- Badgers
- Foxes
- Roe deer
- Fallow deer
- Hedgehogs

OTHER POINTS OF INTEREST
- Adders are common
- Emperor Moth
- The rare Mountain Bumblebee.
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North Yorkshire - Bempton Cliffs


Also in: The UK's Best Wildlife Locations

Argyll - Ardnamurchan Peninsula
Argyll - The Isle of Mull
Bedfordshire - The Lodge: RSPB Headquarters in Sandy
Buckinghamshire - Burnham Beeches (Photo not for sale)
Cambridgeshire - Hampton reserve near Peterborough
Cambridgeshire - Paxton pits
Cambridgeshire - Wandlebury Country Park
Cambridgeshire - Wicken Fen
Cornwall - Roughtor
Cairngorms - Glen Clova
Cornwall - The Lost Gardens of Heligan
Devon - Eggesford
Devon - Offwell
Dumfriesshire - Caerlaverock
Durham - Low Barns

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