Urban Bee Walk


Key Details



Perfect for beginners, take a closer look at the beautiful bees found in Gosforth's Wild Web.

About Gosforth's Wild Web

All Gosforth's Wild Web events are free, fun and friendly. Made possible by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, they provide opportunities for people of all ages to enjoy and experience local wildlife in the neighbourhoods across Newcastle and North Tyneside. What will you discover in your local area? Join in today and start noticing nature near you. For more information about the project, please see here.

Essential Information

Event lead: Charlotte Rankin

Event length: 1 session, Saturday 18 May, 1.00 pm-3.00 pm (approx)

Event structure: Informal walk

L evel: Beginner/Enthusiast

Meet at: Pottery Bank Carpark, Walker Riverside, Grid reference: NZ 28863 62962 What3Words: frogs.shine.risky

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Event cost: Free to all

About this event

Together we’ll set out in search of bees and other pollinators while recording our sightings for Gosforth's Wild Web. With a particular focus on bumblebees, we’ll learn how to identify some of the common species likely to be found in your garden and local green spaces.


This event comprises a walk of approx 1 mile, mostly on maintained paths.

Recommended equipment:

Sturdy shoes.

About the event lead:

Charlotte works to organise trips, talks and digital content to provide opportunities for you to discover and learn more about the region’s invertebrates.

With a combined passion for recording and insects, Charlotte spends her free time chasing after insects and recording what she sees for local and national recording schemes.