After a visit enjoying a days fishing and taking in the breathtaking views, there are lots of other fun local places to visit near to Whittle Dene. Below is a small selection of places you can visit for exploring, water sports and food and drinks.
Edmundbyers, Consett, Co Durham, DH8 9TT
Derwent Waterside Park is a haven for nature enthusiasts, anglers and families who just want to spend some time together. A day here gives you lots to discover, from walking and cycling to playing in the play park or kicking around a football, you will struggle to hear the kids say ‘i’m bored’! You can also treat yourself to a pretty home trinket from the shop or a nice bit of cake to indulge in the cafe.More Info
Horsley, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 0NS
Originally a farmhouse, then converted to an Inn, this stunning little white pub in the middle of Horsley Village is a treat to visit. With a warm and friendly atmosphere and magnificent views of the Tyne Valley from inside and out on the patio, this is a beautiful spot to take some time out or have a refreshing drink or lunch.More Info
Horsley, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE18 0LH
Hop on to the Hadrian’s Wall Trail, which passes along the southern edge reservoir, and visit the bird hide that overlooks the northern reservoir for a chance to view some sand martins, swallows, swifts, curlew, dunlin and even osprey in this pretty nature reserve.Visit Website