A wildlife haven
Havannah and Three Hills Nature Reserve
A thriving nature reserve sited on the former Hazlerigg Colliery.
The nature reserve takes its name from the Havannah drift mine and three slag heaps that dominate the land and is home to a variety of protected and priority species including red squirrels, great crested newts, badgers and a variety of birds of conservation concern.
The reserve has a number of public rights of way and permissive footpaths and bridleways and is popular with cyclists, horse riders and dog walkers.
It can get muddy, so make sure you wear a pair of outdoor boots or wellies!
Did you know...?
Newcastle is thought to be the last English city with a population of red squirrels
Plan a day out
Get closer to nature and enjoy time exploring the nature reserve with friends and family either on two feet or two wheels.
Take the kids on a nature trail. And keep your eyes peeled for the red squirrels!
There is a car park at Coach Lane
Havannah and Three Hills Nature Reserve is home to a diverse population of wildlife including Newcastle's red squirrel population.
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