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Opening hours
How to find us
Parking & prices
Facilities & access
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Opening hours

Warksburn Picnic Area is open from dawn until dusk. 

How to find us

How to find us
Hexham
Sat Nav Postcode: NE48 3DY

55.079527017887, -2.3319859961185

Parking and prices

There are no parking charges at Warksburn Picnic Area.

Facilities and access

Dogs allowed
Picnic area
Toilets

Contact details

Are you a picnicker seeking adventure? Warksburn Picnic Area is just for you

More than just a picture perfect spot for your next picnic, Warksburn is overlooked by the famous Totem Poles of Stonehaugh villageadding some fascinating depth to the view from your picnic. 

The Poles, which have been standing for 50 years, aren't the only unique feature at this hidden gem. Keep your eyes peeled for the Black Dyke, a pre-Roman earthwork and a profusion of water, wetland and forest plants and flowers that you can find if you venture out on the waymarked walking trail. The banks of Warksburn are also reputed to contain gold deposits!

At a glance

  • Walking trail 
  • Picnic area
  • Famous Totem Poles
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