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Kielder Water & Forest Park

Leaplish Waterside Park, Kielder NE48 1BT, England
+44 845 155 0236
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Stunning in Spring

We visited in March and stayed in a clear sky lodge hoping to see the aurora borealis and clear... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
JaneSK6
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Stockport, United Kingdom
Love the Kielder Forest

When you enter the Kielder Forest the view is amazing, surrounded by enormous trees it's a pretty... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
doubleqsjewels
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Plenty to see and do all year round. Ideal for all ages.There are many reasons to visit; the most popular being the distinctive scenery. Home to northern Europe's largest man-made lake and England's largest forest, the Park's remoteness and clean air and water offer a fresh outdoor experience.Nature lovers, water sports enthusiasts, explorers, walkers, cyclists, artists, families ... perfect for anyone looking to escape, set their own agenda and create new experiences.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Leaplish Waterside Park, Kielder NE48 1BT, England
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+44 845 155 0236
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited in March and stayed in a clear sky lodge hoping to see the aurora borealis and clear views of the stars...neither was possible. it was still very cold with snow on the hills and drifts against the dry stone walls; Spring was very...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

When you enter the Kielder Forest the view is amazing, surrounded by enormous trees it's a pretty special place to explore. We parked up at the Castle area car park and explored that area - make sure you have change for the car park. The...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Its a shame the ferry only runs on a Saturday and Wednesday on as that would have been nice. Everything else spot on well worth the visit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great two days of walking - discovered the north bank walks and the Kielder Viaduct. Wrap up well, wear walking boots and enjoy the peace!

Thank Caroline W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here before the observatory. Wish we had stayed near home and gone straight to the observatory and gave this a miss. We love nice walks, I spent a lot of time growing up in the Lake District so have a good sense of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sadly we visited on a rainy and cold day so we definitely didn’t get to experience this location at its best. However it was clear to see what a fantastic place this is. Lots of car parking around the lake and forest at various different...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kielder Water is stunning if you hit it on a good day. Beautiful views and plenty to see and do. There are walks and activities suitable for all ages and levels of accessibility. You can do a whistle-stop visit or spend days here doing various...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow.....Kielder water is just beautiful and the lakeside walks a must. Kids entertained by a playground and play garden and if her you simple must visit the Bird of Prey Centre. Just lovely

Thank David W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Travelled two hours to spend a day at Kielder. Finally arrived at Tower Knowle, to find most of the visitor centre/exhibition semi-closed, or not working. The cafe was shut too. We could visit the shop. We didn’t come to shop. Moved on to the Kielder...More

Thank Sharon E
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

fabulous place great for walking biking exploring the sky at night is amazing if its cloud free would recommend it

Thank pauline s
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Gary R
13 March 2018|
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Response from josephjacques10 | Reviewed this property |
yes it's still there contact Wayne on 01434250278 many roads were closed with snow but roads now open their is still snow in the fields the area is as beautifull as ever Enjoy
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Kirsty H
11 February 2018|
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Response from Dr_Waugh | Reviewed this property |
Morning, segways are £35. I had a quick look at the bird of pray centre website but it wouldn’t load. I’d just give them a call 01434 250400. Thanks
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Ged M
2 January 2018|
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Response from dogsnchocolate | Reviewed this property |
There are phones in the lodges. Can be used, free of charge.
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