Havannah and Three Hills Nature Reserve

Havannah and Three Hills Nature Reserve is sited on the former Hazlerigg Colliery. Its name comes from the Havannah drift mine and the three slag heaps that used to dominate the site. Havannah and Three Hills is designated as a Local Nature Reserve and a Site of Nature Conservation Interest.

Opening times

The site is open at all times.


Havannah and Three Hills Nature Reserve lies between Hazlerigg Village and Dinnington Road.


There are no toilets at Havannah.

Local shops and pubs are located in Hazlerigg and Dinnington nearby.


Access around the reserve is generally good as much of the ground is fairly flat, but some paths may be muddy following wet weather.

How to get to Havannah and Three Hills


It can be reached by bus number 44 from Newcastle Haymarket Station, getting off on Coach Lane in Hazlerigg and taking a short walk further along the footway. You will come to the Nature Reserve on your left. You can also get the 101 from Kingston Park and the X44 from Dinnington.


If you are coming by car, there are two car parks sign posted off Coach Lane, one for Three Hills, the other for Havannah.