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Burdon Moor with rainbow
Burdon Moor

The site offers a taste of that wild upland experience at one of Gateshead’s highest points.

  • Good for bird watching, especially in summer
  • It has a short circular 'Accessible For All' walk and a small number of sculptures on or near the site.

For more information on the wildlife, visit our Bringing back Burdon Moor Project page.

Access from the Bowes Railway Path on the opposite side of the road from the Tanfield Railway.

Grid Reference: NZ 215572

Contact us

Gateshead Council Countryside Team
Waste Services and Ground Maintenance,
Local Environmental Services,
Park Road, Gateshead

Phone: 0191 433 7413 or 0191 433 7441
Email: countryside@gateshead.gov.uk

Thornley Woodlands Visitor Centre Cafe
Winter Opening
Monday - Friday 10am - 3pm
Saturday and Sunday 10am - 3.30pm
Phone: 01207 545 212

Volunteer Countryside Ranger Coordinator
Phone: 0191 433 3524