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Dunston (Acer) Pond Local Nature Reserve

 
Dunston Pond
Dunston Pond

This small wetland is home to a pair of beautiful breeding mute swans. Mallards and moorhens also nest among the reeds and rushes and in summer the meadow is full of wildflowers and insects including the striking common blue butterfly.

Off Wellington Road, Dunston (near railway bridge).

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