Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre

Durham Wildlife Trust
Rainton Meadows
Chilton Moor
Houghton le Spring
Tyne and Wear

Tel: +44 0191 584 3112

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Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre

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Access to Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre is free but non-members are asked to make a donation for car parking.



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    Recent Reviews:

    • kevon1153
      Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom
      4 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 13th April 2019
      Good for a coffee, bite to eat and a walk around the ponds.Easily acccestable by car or foot. Good place to view migrating birds. Read full review
    • LYPud
      Durham, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Nice lunch
      4 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 16th April 2019
      Had a nice lunch at the coffee shop. Good choice and service was prompt. Tasty meals at a reasonable price. Walk is nice around the nature reserve although not great for pushchairs in parts... Read full review
    • carol55Durham
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Lovely birthday treat
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 26th May 2019
      Been to Rainton Meadows walking many times, gorgeous walks and nice to see lake and birds, but on previous visits, felt that it was a shame the coffee shop was poor and really let it down, but not... Read full review

    Access Information

    Opening Times

    2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
    Monday - Friday09:00 - 16:30
    Saturday - Sunday11:00 - 16:30

    * The Coffee Shop is open from 10-16:00

    Map & Directions

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