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The Society has been publishing books and journals about the natural history of the North East of for nearly 200 years.

The Northumbrian Naturalist is the only journal in the region to publish papers on the local fauna, flora and geology. This series includes the Birds on the Farne Islands report.

We also publish a regular newsletter Bulletin which keeps our members up-to-date with news, activities and events.

Publications for sale

We have 200 years of natural history books and journals for sale at discount prices.


Northumbrian Naturalist

The Northumbrian Naturalist (known as the Transactions until 2009) has been published by the Society since 1831. This journal contains scientific papers, research and observations about the natural world of Northumbria and is the only journal of its kind in the North East.


Newsletter bulletins

The Society publishes a newsletter Bulletin three times a year to keep members up-to-date with news, stories and forthcoming lectures, field trips and courses. This full colour publication is delivered to all our members and can also be downloaded from the Members Area.