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Whitelee Farm boosts eight hectares of woodland all of which are native species, ponds, feeding stations & nesting boxes…

Birds seen regularly on the farm include
Herons, Chaffinch, Merlin, Sparrowhawks, Buzzards and nesting Kestrel.

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Spring is when plants burst into growth and the first flowers bloom. Grasslands are a great place to see this natural spectacle.

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  • Visit spring meadows and enjoy wild walks and unprecedented displays of wild flowers.

Whitelee Farm - Visitor Guide


Whitelee Farm, near Byrness, Otterburn, Northumberland.

Postcode NE19 1TY

John Wilson - Whitelee Farm - 01830 520 530

Location map:

Road map

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Ordnance Survey:OS grid reference: NT760025
Key attractions:

Bird watching and wild walks.

Essential kit:

Walking shoes. Binoculars for bird watching.

Nature watching:

The farm has cottages where people can view the wildlife 'live' on TV. There are also walks around the farm for people who choose to stay.


Variable terrain - some uneven moorland.

Getting there:

This working sheep farm is located within the Northumberland National Park, two miles from the Scottish border.

Opening times:

Whiteless Farm - year round - contact Whitelee Farm to arrange a visit.


Whitelee Moor reserve is open year round.


Charge for Whitelee Farm cottage bookings.


Whitelee Moor nature reserve is free.

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