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Pelaw Quarry Pond Local Nature Reserve

 

 

Pelaw Quarry Pond
Pelaw Quarry Pond

A partially reclaimed former quarry supporting an established wetland and areas of herb rich grassland. Rare bee orchids are among the many delicate wildflowers that thrive on the thin soils of the site.

Access off Mill Lane, Wardley (behind the Cock Crow Inn)

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