The Hatchery will be closed on the 26th September,Sorry for any inconvenience
Open daily from 10am - 4pm, April to 31st October.
The incredible and unique life cycle of the salmon starts here! Learn about why the Environment Agency raises thousands of young salmon to be released into the River Tyne- the country's most thriving salmon river:
It's the largest conservation salmon hatchery in England and Wales, but that's not all you can see here! Fresh water pearl mussels, one of UK's most endangered species are reared here.
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Take a walk around the visitor centre to find out more about the fascinating life cycle of the Atlantic salmon and the work of the salmon centre. See the adult fresh water pearl mussels living in our artificial stream and the trout that are a vital part of their fascinating lifecycle.
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