We can adapt our walks to suit all needs, abilities and ages - including fully accessible routes. Click here to find out more.
We are delighted to have been selected as a ‘Local Cause’ through the Co-Op Community Fund and will be receiving funding this year to help us run Forest School After School Clubs and Holiday Clubs for local children. YOU can help us receive additional funding every time you shop…Read More
When I camped ! The day that I camped I was so excited and I felt like I wanted to scream with happiness it was such an amazing experience. When I got there!!! When I entered Birkheads Wild I was so surprised that it was not just a big forest and it was a lovely…Read More
One Friday night straight from school , me and my class went to Birkheads Wild for an overnight stay. Our class teachers came with us too . When we got there we did not expect the huge field it was really not what we expected .We had no idea that there would be a pond…Read More
Birkheads means “the birch on top of the hill” Our little hamlet, hidden in a corner of Gateshead, right on the border with County Durham is called Birkheads – and yes, we are on top of a hill with several silver birch growing around us. Further along Birkheads Lane about half a mile from here, is a…Read More
Here's some of our best bits...
Joanne O'Leary (Jack's Mum)
"Jack has talked of nothing else since he got home, thanks to all the grown ups for an unforgettable adventure today!"
Cambian Dilston College, Northumberland
"We are now in our fourth year of running DofE Awards. Our students work really hard at getting the same national award as everyone else - and do this through volunteering, physical activities, undertaking an expedition and learning new skills. This year they're learning bushcraft skills at a great little spot - Birkheads Wild!"
Cassie, (15) BCT Aspire, Bronze Duke of Edniburgh's Expedition
" Your camp site is beautiful and DofE is good! Thank you so much."
Daisy (9), Kibblesworth Academy, Gateshead
"I love this place you can build dens and its lots of fun, you can also explore!!!"