Work completed on new bird viewing platform at Northumberland beauty spot

It has certainly been a long time coming but works to improve the interpretation of Budle Bay have finally been finished.

Tuesday, 11th June 2019, 9:38 am
Updated Thursday, 13th June 2019, 1:38 pm
The viewing platform and interpretation panels at Budle Bay, near Bamburgh.

Delays in sourcing materials, a redesign and even a car collision meant the project to build a new platform to interpret the remarkable natural heritage of Budle Bay has taken almost two years to complete.

The two new eye-catching steel totems focus on the migration to and refuge and sanctuary of Budle Bay for thousands of birds annually.

Sitting on the edge of the Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve (NNR) and within the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Beauty the bay is a wildlife haven that appeals to many visitors from dedicated bird-watchers to people just stopping to eat their sandwiches.

The view across Budle Bay.

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One of the interpretation panels