We look forward to welcoming you to Kielder Water & Forest Park. Please see our Know Before You Go page for lots of useful information including important details on access to routes following storm damage.


Northumberland is famed for its locally produced seasonal produce from lamb, beef and game to fresh fish including mussels and salmon. And don't forget to sample the treats such as the beers and the ice cream!

There are a host of tea rooms, coffee shops and local pubs in the area.

Kielder Village Shop also has plenty of provisions, and Bellingham has a well stocked Co-op.


  • The Forest Bar and Kitchen formerly The Boat Inn restaurant & bar at Kielder Waterside  serves good pub food.
  • The seasonal mobile Dukes Diner at Kielder Castle offers a range of meals and drinks. 
  • Tower Knowe cafe open daily 11am – 5pm, food served till 4pm. Range of drinks, sausage rolls, pasties, cakes, traybakes

Don't forget to check opening times as they vary seasonally.


Falstone village has Falstone Tearoom for meals and fresh cakes.

The Blackcock Inn has a licensed bar and rosette a la carte restaurant.

In Stannersburn, The Pheasant Inn is famed for its bistro style food.