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Photography

Dunstanburgh Castle in Snow

Our photography experience days are are presented by Northern Wildlife Experience Tours.

Northern Experience Wildlife Tours offer exclusive, guided, birdwatching, photography and wildlife tours, holidays and tuition, based in Northumberland, the North Pennines and the Scottish Borders.

With spectacular wildlife including Black Grouse, Peregrine, Goshawk, Osprey, Roseate Tern, Grey Seal, Otter, Red Squirrel, Wild Goat, Roe Deer, Minke Whale and White-beaked Dolphin, Northumberland has something for everyone. Whether you are young or old, new to birdwatching and wildlife tours or already experienced, we will improve your chances of finding these beautiful creatures.

As Northumberland's only fully licenced and insured wildlife and birdwatching guides we're committed to your safety and comfort as well as to getting you close to our stunning wildlife :-) We're passionate about the environment that is home to our wildlife (and all of us as well!) so, along with our Green Policy and respsonsible Visitor Charter, we encourage our clients to use public transport to travel to Northumberland whenever possible. We can provide advice about the most appropriate rail and bus stations for your visit, and offer a pick-up/drop-off service at the start and end of your Safari Day, Prestige Tour or Package Holiday with us. Let us do the driving as you relax and enjoy Northumberland's outstanding wildlife and landscapes.

Observe Otters and Ospreys at Kielder, search for Red Squirrels in southeast Northumberland or Seals around Lindisfarne, watch wildlife, whales and dolphins on a Northumberland Pelagic, improve your birdwatching skills, take a Prestige Tour (our exclusive wildlife tours for two), arrange a group visit with birdwatching and wildlife tours of Northumberland or purchase Gift Vouchers for wildlife tours to celebrate a special occasion; all expertly led by the friendly, enthusiastic wildlife guide described by North East Life magazine as 'The Northeast's number one wildlife detective and otter-poo expert'.

Northern Wildlife Experience Tours can be contacted directly on 01670 827465.

Floristry

Christmas Door Wreath

Our floristry experience days are are presented by Northumbrian Flowers.

We are based at Garden House, Wark on Tyne a pretty village in Northumberland and have spent since 2011 clearing and preparing our plot to create a unique flower farm right on the banks of the River North Tyne. Our plot is small but precious and everything we grow is used sustainable practices and certainly no chemicals or pesticides used. We grow our flowers from seed including all annuals and biennials ensuring lots of flowers from as early as March.

Northumbrian Flowers can be contacted directly on 01434 230055.

Smokery

Smokery Class

Our smokery experience days are are presented by Bywell Smokery based in Wark village.

Bywell Smokery can be contacted directly on 01434 230880.


Falconry

Falcontry Days

Our falconry experience days are are presented by Falconry Days based in Simonburn.

Falconry days is not a visitor centre with birds of prey in cages for people to walk around and just look at; we are a professional falconry business that trains and flies over 80 birds of prey, we are an activity centre and school for falconry with fully trained working birds of prey that we manage and fly in rotation on a daily basis on site and off site at country shows, schools, hotels, caravan parks and events throughout the country.

We don't have set flying times like most bird of prey centres, flying is not restricted to only short half hour displays making it unlikley that you will have just missed the flying.

Falconry Days can be contacted directly on 01434 689681.


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