Birdwatching

North Pennine Birdwalks 10: Garrigill

North Pennine Birdwalks 10: Garrigill

The South Tyne is a narrow, fast flowing river as it tumbles north from the village of Garrigill. Travelling along its bank, this 5 mile circular walk offers you the chance to see species such as common sandpiper, oystercatcher and grey wagtail. The surrounding fields abound with breeding waders during spring and summer and during winter large flocks of fieldfare and redwing may be seen.

Start location: Starting from a small parking area in Garrigill next to the red phone box
(NY 745 416).
Terrain: Boggy ground, off-road sections, on-road sections.
There is car parking, public transport, a pub and toilets available.

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