Landscape Photo
Photographer: Brian Horisk/AdventureArt, Fife, Scotland

Route Filmstrip & Description

There is a 60m walk to a small hide overlooking farmland and wetland habitats. The gates and their latches are likely to be the most difficult aspect of access.

Surveyed by: . Fieldfare, July 2009 (Summer)
Accessibility Rating: 3More Information
Distance: 0.1 km

Public Transport: No
Car Park: No
Steps: No
Barriers: No
Toilets: No
 The entrance gate to the second hide near West Fleetham is about half a mile north of the hamlet on the road towards North Sunderland at Ordnance Survey Grid Reference NU193286.

There is no car park but one or two cars may be bale to park by the entrance gate.

The hide is about 60m from the gate.

CarPark The entrance gate to the second hide near West Fleetham is about half a mile north of the hamlet on the road towards North Sunderland at Ordnance Survey Grid Reference NU193286. There is no car park but one or two cars may be bale to park by the entrance gate. The hide is about 60m from the gate.

There is information about the site on a sign on the gate. The gate opens inwards and is not self closing.

Gate There is information about the site on a sign on the gate. The gate opens inwards and is not self closing.

The latch is a hook and chain which may not be as easy to reach from the far side.

Gate The latch is a hook and chain which may not be as easy to reach from the far side.

There is manoeuvring space for wheelchair users on the inside of the gate.

Width There is manoeuvring space for wheelchair users on the inside of the gate.

The first 20m of the route is a little uneven as it is over grown with grass. There is a cross gradient in excess of 4% in places.

Surface The first 20m of the route is a little uneven as it is over grown with grass. There is a cross gradient in excess of 4% in places.

The smaller gate is about 1m wide and has a chain and hook latch.

Gate The smaller gate is about 1m wide and has a chain and hook latch.

The last 40m of path to the hide is of crushed stone but a little uneven in places.

Surface The last 40m of path to the hide is of crushed stone but a little uneven in places.

 

Path

The door is held closed by a rock that has to be moved to open the door outwards.

Bird Hide The door is held closed by a rock that has to be moved to open the door outwards.

There is space for a wheelchair  user at the viewing slot on the left. The other slots have a fixed bench.

Bird Hide There is space for a wheelchair user at the viewing slot on the left. The other slots have a fixed bench.

West Fleetham Bird Hide (2) Phototrail

 

Print Printable Version (PDF)

Map Markers

The route is shown as a red line. You can show or hide the types of points indicated on the map using the checkboxes below.

Show All Trail Points | Show No Trail Points | Show Summary

Accessibility Info Amenities Info Facilities Info Features Info Way Finding Info
Barrier
Clearance
Gate
Gradient
Obstacle
Seat
Step
Surface
Visibility
Width
Accessible toilets
Blue Badge parking bays
CarPark
Public Transport
Toilets
Bird Hide
Boating
Cafe
Fishing
Museum & Heritage
Shelter
Viewing Platform
Visitor Centre
Water  Sports Centre
Wildlife
Feature of Interest
Information
View
Direction
End
Path
Start

 

A map of the route is shown above -

Route directions are shown below the map.

Got something to say about this Phototrail? Let us know!

Back to All Routes