Become a Member

Get involved in nature and become a member of the Society. Just some of the benefits are:

Free entry to Gosforth Park Nature Reserve
Summer Field Meetings
Access to natural history courses
Winter lecture programme
Society Newsletter & Publications
Support our nature conservation and research
One membership includes all the family
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Visit Gosforth Park Nature Reserve

The Society manages the nature reserve in Gosforth Park, which is open exclusively to members. The reserve has a shallow lake, extensive reedbeds and mixed woodlands.


Great North Museum: Hancock

Hancock Museum

The museum was established by the Natural History Society and includes major displays showing the wonder and diversity of the animal and plant kingdoms, from fossils to living creatures.


View our Education Courses

Learn more about the natural world in a friendly and informal atmosphere on our short education courses led by local experts.

We offer studies of birds, mammals, plants, geology and landscapes of the north-east.

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