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Find out about the fascinating history of Catcleugh Reservoir and visit the Black House, the last remaining dwelling that was built to house the reservoir construction workers and their families in the late 19th Century.

Lovingly restored it contains many artefacts of the period. We will also take a short stroll through the woodland to the Dam Wall to view the reservoir, passing some remarkable features of Victorian engineering on the way. We will also visit Byrness Church and the Old School.

Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed.

Accompanied children go free.

Find out about the fascinating history of Catcleugh Reservoir and visit the Black House, the last remaining dwelling that was built to house the reservoir construction workers and their families in the late 19th Century.

Lovingly restored it contains many artefacts of the period. We will also take a short stroll through the woodland to the Dam Wall to view the reservoir, passing some remarkable features of Victorian engineering on the way. We will also visit Byrness Church and the Old School.

Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed.

Accompanied children go free.

Find out about the fascinating history of Catcleugh Reservoir and visit the Black House, the last remaining dwelling that was built to house the reservoir construction workers and their families in the late 19th Century.

Lovingly restored it contains many artefacts of the period. We will also take a short stroll through the woodland to the Dam Wall to view the reservoir, passing some remarkable features of Victorian engineering on the way. We will also visit Byrness Church and the Old School.

Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed.

Accompanied children go free.

Find out about the fascinating history of Catcleugh Reservoir and visit the Black House, the last remaining dwelling that was built to house the reservoir construction workers and their families in the late 19th Century.

Lovingly restored it contains many artefacts of the period. We will also take a short stroll through the woodland to the Dam Wall to view the reservoir, passing some remarkable features of Victorian engineering on the way. We will also visit Byrness Church and the Old School.

Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed.

Accompanied children go free.

Enter the hidden world of Elsdon’s Bats on this guided bat walk with Wild Intrigue. Learn how to use Magenta 4 bat detectors to identify these elusive mammals, a skill which residents of Redesdale can then apply at home as part of the Hidden Redesdale Bat Detector Loan Scheme.

Suitable for all ages, under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and a warm layer.

Booking is essential – spaces are free and will be reserved on a first come, first served basis. Please inform Wild Intrigue if you have booked a place and are unable to attend, this will enable another person to join the event.

By attending this event, residents of Redesdale will have access into the Hidden Redesdale Bat Detector Loan Scheme.

A Wild Intrigue project, supported by Revitalising Redesdale, The National Lottery Heritage Fund and ERIC North East.

Enter the hidden world of Byrness’ Bats on this guided bat walk with Wild Intrigue. Learn how to use Magenta 4 bat detectors to identify these elusive mammals, a skill which residents of Redesdale can then apply at home as part of the Hidden Redesdale Bat Detector Loan Scheme.

Suitable for all ages, under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and a warm layer.

Booking is essential – spaces are free and will be reserved on a first come, first served basis. Please inform Wild Intrigue if you have booked a place and are unable to attend, this will enable another person to join the event.

By attending this event, residents of Redesdale will have access into the Hidden Redesdale Bat Detector Loan Scheme.

A Wild Intrigue project, supported by Revitalising Redesdale, The National Lottery Heritage Fund and ERIC North East.

Enter the hidden world of Bellingham’s Bats on this guided bat walk with Wild Intrigue. Learn how to use Magenta 4 bat detectors to identify these elusive mammals, a skill which residents of Redesdale can then apply at home as part of the Hidden Redesdale Bat Detector Loan Scheme.

Suitable for all ages, under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and a warm layer.

Booking is essential – spaces are free and will be reserved on a first come, first served basis. Please inform Wild Intrigue if you have booked a place and are unable to attend, this will enable another person to join the event.

By attending this event, residents of Redesdale will have access into the Hidden Redesdale Bat Detector Loan Scheme.

A Wild Intrigue project, supported by Revitalising Redesdale, The National Lottery Heritage Fund and ERIC North East.

Enter the hidden world of West Woodburn’s Bats on this guided bat walk with Wild Intrigue. Learn how to use Magenta 4 bat detectors to identify these elusive mammals, a skill which residents of Redesdale can then apply at home as part of the Hidden Redesdale Bat Detector Loan Scheme.

Suitable for all ages, under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and a warm layer.

Booking is essential – spaces are free and will be reserved on a first come, first served basis. Please inform Wild Intrigue if you have booked a place and are unable to attend, this will enable another person to join the event.

By attending this event, residents of Redesdale will have access into the Hidden Redesdale Bat Detector Loan Scheme.

A Wild Intrigue project, supported by Revitalising Redesdale, The National Lottery Heritage Fund and ERIC North East.

Enter the hidden world of Otterburn’s Bats on this guided bat walk with Wild Intrigue. Learn how to use Magenta 4 bat detectors to identify these elusive mammals, a skill which residents of Redesdale can then apply at home as part of the Hidden Redesdale Bat Detector Loan Scheme.

Suitable for all ages, under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and a warm layer.

Booking is essential – spaces are free and will be reserved on a first come, first served basis. Please inform Wild Intrigue if you have booked a place and are unable to attend, this will enable another person to join the event.

By attending this event, residents of Redesdale will have access into the Hidden Redesdale Bat Detector Loan Scheme.

A Wild Intrigue project, supported by Revitalising Redesdale, The National Lottery Heritage Fund and ERIC North East.

Join us as we set a series of camera traps on Whitelee Moor to identify the ‘hidden wildlife’ of this reserve. You will learn how to identify signs and suitably set camera traps to enable a better chance of capturing footage in readiness for the Hidden Redesdale Camera Trap Loan Scheme.

Please wear suitable outdoor clothing and walking boots. Bring a packed lunch and a drink too!

Sorry but no dogs allowed. This outdoor event is unfortunately unsuitable for wheelchair users or pushchairs, a blog will be shared online as well as follow up information about this event.

We encourage car sharing to the meeting point where possible.

A Wild Intrigue project, supported by Revitalising Redesdale, The National Lottery Heritage Fund and ERIC North East.

Have you ever wondered what wildlife is hiding in your garden? Join Wild Intrigue for an introduction to camera trapping, a prelude to the launch of the Hidden Redesdale Camera Trap Loan Scheme.

This training event will include a showing of camera trap footage gathered by Wild Intrigue in and immediately surrounding Redesdale.

By attending this training event, you will have access to the Hidden Redesdale Camera Trap Loan Scheme if you are a resident of Redesdale!

All ages interested in camera trapping/ recording wildlife are welcome, under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult. You are not required to bring anything, however you may wish to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

A Wild Intrigue project, supported by Revitalising Redesdale, The National Lottery Heritage Fund and ERIC North East.

Have you ever wondered what wildlife is hiding in your garden? Join Wild Intrigue for an introduction to camera trapping, a prelude to the launch of the Hidden Redesdale Camera Trap Loan Scheme.

This training event will include a showing of camera trap footage gathered by Wild Intrigue in and immediately surrounding Redesdale.

By attending this training event, you will have access to the Hidden Redesdale Camera Trap Loan Scheme if you are a resident of Redesdale!

All ages interested in camera trapping/ recording wildlife are welcome, under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult. You are not required to bring anything, however you may wish to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

A Wild Intrigue project, supported by Revitalising Redesdale, The National Lottery Heritage Fund and ERIC North East.

Have you ever wondered what wildlife is hiding in your garden? Join Wild Intrigue for an introduction to camera trapping, a prelude to the launch of the Hidden Redesdale Camera Trap Loan Scheme.

This training event will include a showing of camera trap footage gathered by Wild Intrigue in and immediately surrounding Redesdale.

By attending this training event, you will have access to the Hidden Redesdale Camera Trap Loan Scheme if you are a resident of Redesdale!

All ages interested in camera trapping/ recording wildlife are welcome, under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult. You are not required to bring anything, however you may wish to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

A Wild Intrigue project, supported by Revitalising Redesdale, The National Lottery Heritage Fund and ERIC North East.

Have you ever wondered what wildlife is hiding in your garden? Join Wild Intrigue for an introduction to camera trapping, a prelude to the launch of the Hidden Redesdale Camera Trap Loan Scheme.

This training event will include a showing of camera trap footage gathered by Wild Intrigue in and immediately surrounding Redesdale.

By attending this training event, you will have access to the Hidden Redesdale Camera Trap Loan Scheme if you are a resident of Redesdale!

All ages interested in camera trapping/ recording wildlife are welcome, under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult. You are not required to bring anything, however you may wish to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

A Wild Intrigue project, supported by Revitalising Redesdale, The National Lottery Heritage Fund and ERIC North East.

Have you ever wondered what wildlife is hiding in your garden? Join Wild Intrigue for an introduction to camera trapping, a prelude to the launch of the Hidden Redesdale Camera Trap Loan Scheme.

This training event will include a showing of camera trap footage gathered by Wild Intrigue in and immediately surrounding Redesdale.

By attending this training event, you will have access to the Hidden Redesdale Camera Trap Loan Scheme if you are a resident of Redesdale!

All ages interested in camera trapping/ recording wildlife are welcome, under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult. You are not required to bring anything, however you may wish to bring a pen and paper to take notes.

A Wild Intrigue project, supported by Revitalising Redesdale, The National Lottery Heritage Fund and ERIC North East.

Join us for the launch of Hidden Redesdale! An exciting new project for Redesdale communities to discover, record and conserve wildlife through specialist training and equipment loan schemes.

Everyone is welcome! The evening will be an indoor introduction to the Hidden Redesdale project, and a chance to meet the project leaders, so you are not required to bring anything.

The event will include a presentation so although it is ‘drop in’ you may wish to arrive by 7.30pm for this.

Light refreshments will be provided.

A Wild Intrigue project, supported by Revitalising Redesdale, The National Lottery Heritage Fund and ERIC North East.

Join us for the launch of Hidden Redesdale! An exciting new project for Redesdale communities to discover, record and conserve wildlife through specialist training and equipment loan schemes.

Everyone is welcome! The evening will be an indoor introduction to the Hidden Redesdale project, and a chance to meet the project leaders, so you are not required to bring anything.

The event will include a presentation so although it is ‘drop in’ you may wish to arrive by 7.30pm for this.

Light refreshments will be provided.

A Wild Intrigue project, supported by Revitalising Redesdale, The National Lottery Heritage Fund and ERIC North East.

‘Lost Redesdale’ Community Archaeology Project invites you to take part in an excavation of an Iron-Age/Romano-British enclosed settlement at Ratteraw Farm.

 

No previous experience is required as all necessary training will be provided. There will be opportunities to learn excavation and soil sampling techniques, including handling of artefacts and how to age a settlement of this type. 

Children are welcome if accompanied by a responsible adult. 

You can attend as many days you wish, or just come along to one or two if you can’t commit to more than that. 

This is a FREE Revitalising Redesdale event, supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. 

For full details and to book, please contact Karen CollinsHeritage and Engagement Officer 

tel: 07741 194309, email: karen.collins@nnpa.org.uk

‘Lost Redesdale’ Community Archaeology Project invites you to take part in an excavation of an Iron-Age/Romano-British enclosed settlement at Ratteraw Farm.

 

No previous experience is required as all necessary training will be provided. There will be opportunities to learn excavation and soil sampling techniques, including handling of artefacts and how to age a settlement of this type. 

Children are welcome if accompanied by a responsible adult. 

You can attend as many days you wish, or just come along to one or two if you can’t commit to more than that. 

This is a FREE Revitalising Redesdale event, supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. 

For full details and to book, please contact Karen CollinsHeritage and Engagement Officer 

tel: 07741 194309, email: karen.collins@nnpa.org.uk

‘Lost Redesdale’ Community Archaeology Project invites you to take part in an excavation of an Iron-Age/Romano-British enclosed settlement at Ratteraw Farm.

 

No previous experience is required as all necessary training will be provided. There will be opportunities to learn excavation and soil sampling techniques, including handling of artefacts and how to age a settlement of this type. 

Children are welcome if accompanied by a responsible adult. 

You can attend as many days you wish, or just come along to one or two if you can’t commit to more than that. 

This is a FREE Revitalising Redesdale event, supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. 

For full details and to book, please contact Karen CollinsHeritage and Engagement Officer 

tel: 07741 194309, email: karen.collins@nnpa.org.uk

‘Lost Redesdale’ Community Archaeology Project invites you to take part in an excavation of an Iron-Age/Romano-British enclosed settlement at Ratteraw Farm. 

 

No previous experience is required as all necessary training will be provided. There will be opportunities to learn excavation and soil sampling techniques, including handling of artefacts and how to age a settlement of this type. 

Children are welcome if accompanied by a responsible adult. 

You can attend as many days you wish, or just come along to one or two if you can’t commit to more than that. 

This is a FREE Revitalising Redesdale event, supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. 

For full details and to book, please contact Karen CollinsHeritage and Engagement Officer 

tel: 07741 194309, email: karen.collins@nnpa.org.uk

‘Lost Redesdale’ Community Archaeology Project invites you to take part in an excavation of an Iron-Age/Romano-British enclosed settlement at Ratteraw Farm.

 

No previous experience is required as all necessary training will be provided. There will be opportunities to learn excavation and soil sampling techniques, including handling of artefacts and how to age a settlement of this type. 

Children are welcome if accompanied by a responsible adult. 

You can attend as many days you wish, or just come along to one or two if you can’t commit to more than that. 

This is a FREE Revitalising Redesdale event, supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. 

For full details and to book, please contact Karen CollinsHeritage and Engagement Officer 

tel: 07741 194309, email: karen.collins@nnpa.org.uk

Come discover wildlife in Redesdale in the grounds of Otterburn Castle. Learn something new, improve your ID skills, and have a day outdoors.

Further details to be released soon!

This is a Revitalising Redesdale Landscape Partnership event and is supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

To find out phone (0191) 284 6884.

Redesdale Beekeepers will give a talk about honeybees, show some of the equipment used for beekeeping and explain the life of honeybees. There will be the opportunity to see pollen and bee-structures under a microscope. Learn about bumblebee biology and how to identify common garden species.

In the afternoon put your new knowledge into practice with a local walk to find and identify bumblebees and discuss the suitability of different habitats for bees.

Please bring a packed lunch, suitable outdoor clothing and footwear.

Booking is essential.

This event is suitable for ages 14+. All persons under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

This is a Revitalising Redesdale Landscape Partnership event and is supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund. To find out more phone 0191 284 6884.

‘Lost Redesdale’ Community Archaeology Project invites you to take part in an excavation of an Iron-Age/Romano-British enclosed settlement at Ratteraw Farm. 

 

No previous experience is required as all necessary training will be provided. There will be opportunities to learn excavation and soil sampling techniques, including handling of artefacts and how to age a settlement of this type. 

Children are welcome if accompanied by a responsible adult. 

You can attend as many days you wish, or just come along to one or two if you can’t commit to more than that. 

This is a FREE Revitalising Redesdale event, supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. 

For full details and to book, please contact Karen CollinsHeritage and Engagement Officer 

tel: 07741 194309, email: karen.collins@nnpa.org.uk 

Revitalising Redesdale and our partners are currently developing a range of projects that will “inspire and enable us all to care for Redesdale.”

Revitalising Redesdale and our partners are currently developing a range of projects that will “inspire and enable us all to care for Redesdale.”

Revitalising Redesdale and our partners are currently developing a range of projects that will “inspire and enable us all to care for Redesdale.”

Revitalising Redesdale and our partners are currently developing a range of projects that will “inspire and enable us all to care for Redesdale.”