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Kielder Water & Forest Park

Leaplish Waterside Park, Kielder NE48 1BT, England
+44 845 155 0236
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Beautiful spot at Tower Knowle

We drove through the forest as far as the village which has a petrol station then turned round to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
via mobile
Disabled? Not Welcome!

I have pulmonary fibrosis and to get about I require the use of my disability scooter which has to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rochester, 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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  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Leaplish Waterside Park, Kielder NE48 1BT, England
+44 845 155 0236
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We drove through the forest as far as the village which has a petrol station then turned round to go back to the Tower Knowle visitor centre £1.50 to park for an hour £5 for the day which seemed a lot seeing your supporting local...More

Thank edwmagee
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have pulmonary fibrosis and to get about I require the use of my disability scooter which has to be lifted in and out of our car by my wife every time I need it. After a 50 mile drive we arrived at the Kielder...More

1  Thank Rockieron
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We spent the best part of the day touring and walking around the area. It was a lovey sunny day which always makes thinks look great.

1  Thank olibot
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best lodges we have ever stayed In. Extremely well kitted out, the cooking equipment was unbelievable for a self catering lodge. The only down side to our holiday was the midge flys. They swarmed our lodge in the hundreds and thousands, we...More

2  Thank snapper-jack32
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I stayed in the Cheviot Superior booked through Hoeseasons. The lodge was ready on time, clean and stocked with a few welcome items to get our holiday started. At reception we were offered a glass of prosecco and given a brief introduction...More

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a great place to visit with well marked walking routes to suit all,from 20 minute walks up to 3- 4 hours. The biking is fantastic with red,blue, greenand black routes-2.5 miles up to 30+ with different skill levels? We had the red run all...More

1  Thank Jon S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've not been to kielder for over 10 years I will not be leaving it so long next time. There is so much more to do now. I will have to have a longer stay than just three days next time.

Thank Eric K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really very beautiful part of Northumberland with miles and miles of natural beauty. There are numerous places to stop in Kielder Water and each one is different with views over looking the reseviour at each place you stop. There is plenty if...More

Thank Stuart C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The scenery is lovely and there are three visitor centres. The first one has an exhibition which is very dark and difficult to see. The walks available are not advertised in the centre, instead you have to go out and find the waymarkers for yourself....More

Thank holidayqueen4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful place to build confidence on Hybrid or Mountain bikes. The paths are well constructed and fun for all the family. A great day with lots of interesting art installations to look at along the 26 mile way. Can easily be broken into shorter sections...More

1  Thank FellsideH
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Peter M
Can through drive through the park from Bellingham?
22 February 2017|
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Response from Saluki25 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Peter, answers as above but I would add that a lot of the road becomes more of a track at times so it can be quite entertaining negotiating it. But worth it and certainly worth stopping along the way for walks etc. We... More
Hi, is it suitable for a pushchair? Thank you.
25 January 2017|
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Response from Katbat79 | Reviewed this property |
It has footpaths all round, gets quite muddy & is hilly in places, but yes an all terrain buggy would be fine!
I would like to stay in a lovely cottage /lodge in kielder forrest for 2 nights 11th feb,minimum 3 bedrooms. Can you help?
18 January 2017|
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Response from Katbat79 | Reviewed this property |
Hoeseasons have lodges there