The Dirty Reiver
Cycling events
  The UK's biggest Gravel Cycle Event with distances from 200km - 65km. Open to all off-road bikes, though we do recommend a Gravel Style Bike and a new E-Bike category This iconic event, now in ...
Osprey 12 MTB Race
Sporting Event
12 hour mountain bike race on the blue Osprey trail. Solo or pairs. ...
Go Stargazing
Star gazing events
Hexham
An observational session (weather permitting) and talk about the solar system and the Universe. ...
Aurora Watch
Star gazing events
Hexham
An exploration into auroras, how to become aware of them and how to photograph them. ...
Kielder MTB Marathon
Cycling events
50 mile sportive or 100 mtb race using the trails around Kielder ...
Workshops
Hexham
A 2 day workshop with printer Carol Nunan to produce your own art works responding the the landscape around The Sill and the dark skies above ...
Mediterranean Terrace
Restaurants
Otterburn
William de Percy is a luxury boutique coaching inn located in the heart of Northumberland on the Scottish borders. We are renowned for being a dog friendly bed and breakfast in Northumberland. Our uni ...
Welcome
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Inn
Otterburn
The Redesdale Arms is known as the First and Last Inn situated just 12 miles south of the Scottish Border on the A68. It is an ideal base to explore the beautiful and diverse regions of Northumberland ...
Walking
Kielder
What better way to explore the great outdoors than on foot? With over 600 square kilometres of forest and over 26 miles of shoreline to choose from, Kielder Water & Forest Park is perfect for walk ...
Art and Architecture
Kielder
The landscape around Kielder Water & Forest Park has become home to a unique collection of visual art and architecture. ...
Osprey watch
Wildlife events
Kielder
Join us to observe the beautiful Kielder ospreys. You can see all the action close up through a live camera feed ...
Go Stargazing
Star gazing events
Hexham
An observational session (weather pemitting) and a talk about the solar system and the universe. ...
Weekend Late Night Event
Star gazing events
Most Fridays and Saturdays in the late slot (approx. midnight-3am, please check website for times) we run our premium weekend events. These run similar to our main evening events but have a reduced nu ...
James Turrell Skyspace
Great Outdoors
Kielder
  Created by internationally acclaimed American artist James Turrell, the Kielder Skyspace is a sculptural artwork at the Cat Cairn viewpoint where the artist manipulates our normal perceptions ...
View of St Wilfrid's
Church
Kirknewton
Beautiful light 14th century Grade 1 listed church in which Capability Brown was baptised. This little church consists simply of a nave and chancel, but has striking interior features. ...
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Caravan & Camping
Bellingham
Small secluded family-run campsite and bunkhouse that sleeps 15 people situated on a working farm in the centre of Bellingham village. ...
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Self Catering
Falstone
Barn conversions, banking the North Tyne river, in a central location, 5 mins from Kielder Water, a short drive to Kielder Observatory and in the Heart of Europe's largest Gold award winning Dark Skie ...
Bed & Breakfast
Bellingham
Hesleyside is a private stately home where guests can stay in luxury and experience 800 years of Northumbrian history. Three glorious 5* state bedrooms with four poster beds and en-suite bathrooms &n ...
Space Marvels
Star gazing events
Hexham
An observational session (weather permitting) with a talk on space exploration, the international space station and the Hubble telescope. ...
Willowcraft for the Garden
Workshops
Hexham
Make your own willow wigwam plant trainer with willow weaver Ruth Thompson ...
Transmittens
Workshops
Hexham
Make your own set of mittens embellished with sensors which will let you hear the micro landscape all around you. Hands on workshop with textile artist Lindsay Duncanson. ...
Exterior
Laterooms
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Inn
Hexham
This historic 17thC inn lies within the Northumberland National Park and is close to Kielder Water. Out and about there is walking, golfing, cycling, riding, fishing and all water sports are nearby. ...
Market Day
Markets
Hexham
Hexham farmers market is the regional representative in the 'Best Market' category in the BBC Food and Farming Awards 2015... ...
Make a Rustic Wooden Stool
Workshops
Hexham
Using traditional hand tools and locally sourced ash for the legs, and hardwood for the seat. Led by green woodworker Maurice Pyle ...
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Hotel
Wark
The Black Bull Hotel & Country Kitchen is a Luxury Hotel, situated in the picturesque village of Wark. Visitors to the Hotel & Restaurant will find themselves surrounded by the fantastic scene ...
Station Cottage in Falstone
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Self Catering
Falstone
A cosy retreat nestled in the International Dark Sky Park. Formerly the waiting room & ticket office for the Border Counties Railway Line. ...
Leaplish Ferry
Nature and Wildlife
Kielder
With views of the reservoir Kielder Waterside is the ideal base to recharge and refresh or take part in an action packed day of activities. The Boat Inn Restaurant and bar serves fresh new l ...
Assisted Abseil
Adventure Sports
Kielder
Calvert Trust Kielder offers exciting and exhilarating outdoor adventure activities, fully accessible for the whole family, in the heart of Kielder Water & Forest Park, home to the largest man-mad ...
Northumberland tranquility
Church
Hartburn
Eleventh-century church used by the Knights Templar. Cromwell's money box and Peninsular War flags. John Hodgson, the historian is buried here. ...
Dark Skies Star Gazing
Star gazing events
Discover the beauty of the Dark Skies of Kielder. We’ll start with an introductory indoor session using an amazing software programme that allows you to view all the wonders of the night sky in ...
Edible wild mushrooms
Wildlife events
There’s a certain amount of fear in Britain about eating wild mushrooms and although we do well to treat them with respect, fungi can be a wonderful source of food and can add a great deal of in ...
St Mungo's Church
Church
Hexham
Beautiful 13th century church with a long history of worship by local families through the centuries. ...
Outside Kielder Salmon Centre
Nature and Wildlife
Kielder
Kielder Salmon Centre, open April to 31st October, is operated by the Environment Agency. A modern visitor centre with touch screen and video displays describing the life cycle of the Atlantic Salmon ...
Glamping
Bellingham
Welcome to Hesleyside Shepherds Huts, luxury camping within the breath-taking grounds of historic Hesleyside Hall and in the heart of the Northumberland National Park and in the Dark Sky reserve. ...
Essential Bushcraft Skills
Workshops
An introduction to the basics for survival with top northern bushcraft teacher, Bruce Ferguson, with over 30 years bushcraft experience: shelter, fire, food and water. ...
Boat Inn Restaurant
Pubs, Bars & Inns
Kielder
Boat Inn - Evening meals booking advised. Due to it's waterside setting, your dining experience at The Boat Inn will be accompanied by panoramic views across the water. We have a full range of ho ...
A view of Rothbury
Church
Rothbury
An ancient and interesting Church, full of historical information, a quite, peaceful  sanctuary. ...
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Self Catering
Kielder
Luxury lodges on the lakeside of Kielder Water boast panoramic views stretching over the lake and forest. ...
Northumberland Dark Sky Park
Great Outdoors
Kielder
Northumberland International Dark Sky Park was unveiled in December 2013. At 572 square miles (1,483 square kilometres) it is also Europe’s largest area of protected night sky. Due to its pristi ...
Osprey Ferry
Sport and Leisure
Kielder
  OSPREY FERRY  Please note the Osprey Ferry is currently not running.  If you require any further information on the Ferry Timetable please contact 01434 251000.   ...
Great Outdoors
Kielder
The Janus Chairs are located on a tranquil and scenic north shore peninsula with breathtaking views across the lake. ...
milky way
Science and Technology
Hexham
An accessible, public astronomical observatory offering talks, activities, drop in sessions, stargazing and Astro courses to suit anyone from the absolute beginner to the professional. ...
Church Building
Church
Bolam
This beautiful Saxon church is a hidden gem nestling in the rolling countryside of mid -Northumberland.  An oasis of calm in today’s world of noise and rush. Spirituality and a sense of pea ...
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Bed & Breakfast
Hexham
A former 18th Century Coaching Inn, Eals Lodge is now a 4 star bed & breakfast set within the Northumberland National Park. ...
Mediterranean Terrace
Hotel
Otterburn
From delicious homemade food and delightful beers and cocktails, to the fantastical eight individually designed, boutique bedrooms, William de Percy is the perfect place to escape from the hustle and ...
The Bastle at Falstone Farmhouse
Self Catering
Hexham
Falstone Farmhouse Sleeps 8-10 (or at a reduced rate 4-6).So together with Falstone Barns which sleeps 14 and PoSHHuts, which sleeps 4; it offers an ideal location for a private party of 28 guests. (E ...
Tyne sitting area
Free to Book
Self Catering
Bellingham
Four newly refurbished lodges, each sleeping six. Set in the Northumberland National Park and International Gold Tier Dark Sky Park.   ...
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Pubs, Bars & Inns
Hexham
Country inn near Kielder Water. Morning coffee, bar lunches and dinners. AA, ETB and VB 4 diamonds Silver award. ...
Picnic bench
Great Outdoors
Kielder
Kielder Castle is the visitor centre for Kielder Forest. Features include information centre, tearoom and exhibitions about forestry and conservation. Bike hire available.   ...
Cycling events
Deep winter 24 hour mountain bike race for the less sane of mind. Solo, pairs or quads. ...
Sunny day at St Oswald's Church
Church
Wall
A delightful hilltop church believed to be the location where King Oswald (604 -642) raised a large wooden cross before the Battle of Heavenfield (AD 635). ...
Starry-eyed Valentines Dinner
Star gazing events
Hexham
Enjoy a romantic meal at the Cafe at The Sill before gazing into the heavens and stars above. ...
Dark Skies Disco with Chalk
Shows & Displays
Hexham
Chalk take you on an intergalactic journey. The building yard will be open for you to craft rockets, design and make headwear and create moon projections set to a soundtrack. ...
Outside Roses Bower Lodge
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Self Catering
Hexham
Four Star self-catering cottage (sleeps 4)  on a working sheep farm with stunning views of the beautiful Wark's Burn and within the Northumberland National Park. ...
Kielder Lodge
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Self Catering
Kielder
Nestled in Ravenshill Forest, Kielder Village providing tranquillity amongst nature, accommodation  comprises of barn conversion and lodge's with hot tubs. ...
Make a rustic wooden stool
Workshops
Hexham
Using traditional hand tools and locally sourced ash. Expertly led by green wood-worker Maurice Pyle ...
Main Evening Event
Star gazing events
Spend an evening at the Kielder Observatory with a team of experienced astronomers and we will share with you the wonders of the Universe. We are located in the heart of the Dark Sky Park and our fant ...
glamp
Free to Book
Caravan & Camping
Newcastleton
Lie under the stars in a cosy glamping cabin with outstanding views, wood-burning stove, TV, Wifi, fridge and microwave. ...
Guest Room with en-suite shower room
Bed & Breakfast
Bellingham
6 brand new en-suite Guest Rooms in the Northumberland National Park and International Dark Sky Park. Near Kielder and Observatory. ...
Kielder Water
Sport and Leisure
Kielder
Thanks to the Lakeside Way, a multi-user trail that follows the 27 mile Kielder Water shoreline, you can have a unique and beautiful walking experience.  ...
Kielder Vintage and Classic Vehicle Show
Shows & Displays
There will be an amazing display of vintage vehicles at Kielder Castle: cars, motorbikes, tractors, buses and more! Visit the craft fair in the castle to browse for unusual handmade gifts. Grab a bite ...
Red Squirrel Safari
Wildlife events
Search for red squirrels and discover their way of life in a changing world. Join professional naturalist, Bruce Ferguson, to track down one of Britain’s best loved animals, the red squirrel. Mu ...
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Cafes, Tearooms & Coffee Shops
Kielder
Visit Café on the Water at Tower Knowe Visitor Centre for tatsy treats and refreshing drinks. ...
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Hotel
Hexham
An 18thC Inn, formerly a farmhouse, in the heart of rural Northumberland close to the Roman Wall, Kielder Water and North Tyne Valley. ...
Black Burn Lodge
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Bed & Breakfast
Newcastleton
Perfectly located for exploring Northumberland, Scottish Borders, Kielder Water and Cumbria, Black Burn Lodge is the ideal base for your holiday. ...
Family Events
Family event
Our early evening events are aimed to be fun and interesting to everyone, including families with younger children and for these events we offer reduced family tickets for two adults and two children. ...
Family bushcrafts
Family event
Build a shelter, light a fire, cook a meal, make something to take away. You’ll need to build a shelter, your own den in the woods. You’re going to eat so you’ll build and light your ...
Bakethin Weir at Kielder Water
Great Outdoors
Kielder
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Haltwhistle Market Day
Markets
Haltwhistle
Market Square – Thursday Visitor enquiries: Haltwhistle TIC: 01434 322002   The market is not currently running. For street trading opportunities contact Neil Brown, Market Manager, ...
St Cuthberts Church in Elsdon
Churchyard/Burial Ground
Elsdon
14th Century church, Roman tombstone, medieval grave covers, exquisite windows, historic churchyard, 18th century carved headstones, two medieval stone coffins. ...
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Caravan & Camping
Haltwhistle
Herding Hill Farm is a superb 5 star caravan, camping & glamping site in the shadow of Hadrians Wall. ...
Heather
Great Outdoors
Kielder
Kielder Water & Forest Park is the ultimate outdoor playground that everyone can enjoy. ...
Adventure Sports
Kielder
Kielder Water & Forest park's rugged wilderness is MTB heaven. Experience some of the best singletrack trails in the UK with breathtaking views. ...
St Andrews Church in Corbridge
Church
Corbridge
Important Saxon Church. Impressive 13thC remains - particularly east end lancet windows. Roman arch to baptistery. 14thC Vicar's Pele, built of Roman stones, in churchyard - needed because of Scots ra ...
Kielder 26 MIle Sponsored Bike Ride
Cycling events
Take part in an exhilarating 26 mile sponsored bike ride around the breath-taking shoreline of Kielder Water and raise money to help give a disabled person a life changing experience. Enjoy a fantasti ...
Sorbietrees External
Free to Book
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Bed & Breakfast
Newcastleton
Sorbietrees is dark sky friendly and ideally based for visiting Kielder Observatory and Water, Northumberland, Cumbria and the Scottish Borders.  Sorbietrees is a beautiful Georgian farmhouse wit ...
View of Planetrees Roman Wall
Historic sites
Wall
A 15-metre (49 feet) length of later narrow Wall on earlier broad foundations, marking the junction between the two wall types. ...
A cosy lounge/diner
Self Catering
Hexham
A selection of personally inspected holiday cottages close to the natural wonders of Kielder Water and Forest Park. ...
The Restaurant
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Inn
Byrness
Forest View Inn is a small family run Inn situated on the edge of Northumberland National Park and in Kielder Water and Forest Park. ...
Kielder Caravan & Camping Site
Caravan & Camping
Kielder
Relaxing 70 pitch, riverside site ideal for tents, touring caravans and campers in England's most remote Village. ...
Kielder Caravan Park
Caravan & Camping
Kielder
The caravan park is a perfect base to enjoy your visit to Kielder Water & Forest Park. ...
Great Outdoors
Kielder
This sculpture is a stock of pink sandstone blocks arranged in courses around a core. The surfaces have been closely worked by hand to create the sense of an ascending spiral throughout the column. ...
Specialist Events
Talk/Lecture
In response to feedback from guests we have started an exciting new programme of events called “Physics in the Forest". These late night events take place in our new state-of-the-art Gillian Dic ...
The Boe Rigg
Caravan & Camping
Bellingham
Centrally located and a perfect base to explore Northumberland and the coast, camping, restaurant and bar. ...
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Bed & Breakfast
Newcastleton
Set in an idyllic 363 acre country estate with a mile stretch of private river. Dark skies, fantastic views, 40" TVs, Free WiFi, luxurious beds, delicious breakfasts. Ideal base for visiting Kielder, ...
St Gregorys Church in Kirknewton
Church
Kirknewton
'More to this church than meets the eye' (Pevsner). A site of Christian worship since the 11th century or earlier, the chancel and south transept date from the late 15th century. ...
Minotaur Maze at Kielder Water
Garden
Kielder
The Minotaur Maze is a must for children and adults alike. The adventurous will discover a number of special features that include a small glittering room formed from rocks of recycled glass. ...
Zog Activity Trail
Family Attraction
Kielder
Zog is the new activity trail for families to enjoy at Kielder Castle in 2019. Launched on 11 January, the trail follows the premiere of the animated special from Magic Light Pictures, on BBC One duri ...
A Night Safari at Kielder Castle
Wildlife events
Hunt for the elusive night life of the forest including bats, owls and creepy crawlies of all descriptions. Join professional naturalist, Bruce Ferguson, on a night time expedition in search of some o ...
Science and Technology
Kielder
Kielder Observatory is an astronomical attraction at Kielder Water & Forest Park run by the Kielder Observatory Astronomical Society. Please visit www.kielderobservatory.org for all event bookings ...
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Self Catering
Kielder
Fully accessible, comfortable Scandanavian lodges set in the beautiful Kielder Water & Forest Park and close to the tranquil shores of Kielder Water. Activities and home cooked meals are also avai ...
Stanegate Cottage
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Self Catering
Hexham
A stone cottage in the pretty village of Fourstones near Hexham on the edge of the Northumberland National Park. Sleeps 5 and up to 2 dogs welcome.       ...
Lewis Burn 8
Cycling events
New for 2019 is the Lewis Burn 8.  This 8 hour race is based on the delightful Lewis Burn trail on the south shore of Kielder reservoir.  The loop will be just under 9 miles long with plenty ...
PoSHHuts
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Glamping
Falstone
Gloriously glamorous shepherds huts in a beautiful and private rural setting in the heart of Northumberland National Park and next to Kielder Water. A short drive to Kielder Observatory for stargazin ...
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Self Catering
Hexham
A fantastic range of self-catering properties located in and around Kielder Water and Forest Park. Your perfect place awaits.  ...
Tarset Tor Bunkhouse
Self Catering
Kielder
Tarset Tor Bunkhouse and Bothies are located in the Northumberland National Park.  Offering versatile, eco-friendly, self-catering accommodation. ...
Forest wildlife safari
Wildlife events
Discover the secret life of the forest - join professional naturalist, Bruce Ferguson and uncover the tracks, trails and signs left behind by its secretive inhabitants from red squirrels and deer to i ...
Mythical Beasts with Chalk
Shows & Displays
Hexham
Let your imaginations run wild as you create your very own mythical beast! Explore the woodland for inspriations and materials, then delve into the Chalk invention box and get creating. For little one ...
Fishing
Kielder
Northumbrian Water trout fisheries in the north east of England has built up a well deserved reputation for offering top quality fishing. ...
St Cuthbert's
Church
Bellingham
Twelfth-century Grade 1 church. Burned down by Border Reivers. Rebuilt with rare barrel-vaulted stone roof. ...
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Restaurants
Hexham
An award winning homely 3 star hotel and Restaurant near Hexham with a secret walled garden, beautifully sunny conservatory, cosy wood burning fireplace and inviting accommodation. ...
Dining Area
Cafes, Tearooms & Coffee Shops
Kielder
Kielder Castle Cafe is integrated in the ancient Kielder Castle, built in 1775 as a hunting lodge for the Duke of Northumberland. The cosy family run cafe serves locally sourced homemade food daily in ...
Family Bushcrafts Survival Challenge
Family event
A family survival adventure – stick together, solve the problems, learn the skills, stay alive. Your light airplane has crash landed in dense forest hundreds of miles from civilisation. You have ...
Four Poster
Laterooms
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Hotel
Hexham
Spacious country hall in large grounds. Indoor swimming pool, sauna, fishing, cricket field and golf course opposite. Award-winning hotel and restaurant. ...
Gate Lodge sitting room
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Self Catering
Ingram
Exceptional selection of charming 5 star Award Winning cottages, quietly situated in the heart of the Northumbrian countryside, and National Park offering true peace and tranquillity and an ideal loca ...
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Caravan & Camping
Stonehaugh
A quiet and relaxed rural site set amongst beautiful moorland on the edge of Wark Forest in the stunning Northumberland National Park. ...
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Bed & Breakfast
Tarset
Beautiful stone-built house with walled garden. Fantastic views. River walks. Good food, fishing, golf. Hadrian's Wall 20 miles. ...
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Bed & Breakfast
Hexham
Carraw Bed and Breakfast, is one of the finest luxury Northumberland Guest Houses, situated on the foundations of Hadrian’s Wall, with a sublime hilltop setting overlooking open countryside of N ...
A view of the park from the Hill
Caravan & Camping
Otterburn
9 out of 10 dogs prefer Border Forest Holiday Park, Northumberland. We are situated on the Pennine Way with direct access onto the Mighty Kielder Forest ideal for walkers, cyclists, bird watching &am ...
Otterburn Mill
Museums and galleries
Otterburn
Former textile mill, Otterburn Mill, sells outdoor and lifestyle clothing, delicious food and has a children's play area.  ...
External courtyard & Cottages
Self Catering
Otterburn
In a picturesque setting. Two lovely former barns, converted into comfortable well appointed self catering cottages. Enjoy 12 acres and private river with free fishing & camp fires. Log burning st ...
Accommodation
West Woodburn
The Bay Horse Inn, West Woodburn, is a delightful 18th Century Coachng Inn built in mellowed sandstone, nestling by a stone bridge over the River Rede in the Rede Valley of Northumberland ...
Yethouse
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Self Catering
Newcastleton
Farmhouse with all mod cons, three bedrooms, 3 bathrooms sleeping max 8. Newcastleton forest on your doorstep, 7stanes mountain bike trails, walks, stunning scenery.  Close to local amenities; 2 ...
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Bed & Breakfast
Otterburn
Ideally situated in the 'dark skies of Northumberland' The Butterchurn is an excellent base for visiting nearby attractions including the now famous Kielder Observatory, Kielder Forest and W ...
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Bed & Breakfast
Bellingham
Bridgeford Farm is a working farm in the North Tyne Valley. Near by attractions include Kielder Water & Hadrian's Wall. All rooms en-suite, walkers & cyclists welcome. Riverside and woodland w ...
Hexham Town B&B
Bed & Breakfast
Hexham
Our bed and breakfast is ideally situated in a quiet residential area in the centre of Hexham, 10 mins walk from the train station, only 3 mins from the abbey and market place in the historic town cen ...
Glampods
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Glamping
Otterburn
Come and stay in one of our three Luxury Glamping Pods set in the beautiful Northumberland National Park boasting amazing views from your own personal veranda and BBQ Area ...
Free to Book
Bed & Breakfast
Otterburn
A beautiful period farmhouse situated in The Northumberland National park near to Padon and the Pennine way in stunning countryside. En-suite bedrooms are well appointed and offer spectacular views. T ...
Yurt
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Caravan & Camping
Bellingham
Base yourself at our campsite to discover the true spirit of Northumberland and relax in the warmth of the Northumbrian way. In the English Borders, this is an ideal base for outdoor life in the stunn ...
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Bed & Breakfast
Kielder
Celebrating 10 years B&B in Kielder village Dark Sky Friendly Accommodation. Closest accommodation to Kielder Observatory.  Dog Friendly. Pub/food 5 minutes walk. ...

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The Dirty Reiver
Cycling events
  The UK's biggest Gravel Cycle Event with distances from 200km - 65km. Open to all off-road bikes, though we do recommend a Gravel Style Bike and a new E-Bike category This iconic event, now in ...
Osprey 12 MTB Race
Sporting Event
12 hour mountain bike race on the blue Osprey trail. Solo or pairs. ...
Go Stargazing
Star gazing events
Hexham
An observational session (weather permitting) and talk about the solar system and the Universe. ...
Aurora Watch
Star gazing events
Hexham
An exploration into auroras, how to become aware of them and how to photograph them. ...
Kielder MTB Marathon
Cycling events
50 mile sportive or 100 mtb race using the trails around Kielder ...
Workshops
Hexham
A 2 day workshop with printer Carol Nunan to produce your own art works responding the the landscape around The Sill and the dark skies above ...
Mediterranean Terrace
Restaurants
Otterburn
William de Percy is a luxury boutique coaching inn located in the heart of Northumberland on the Scottish borders. We are renowned for being a dog friendly bed and breakfast in Northumberland. Our uni ...
Welcome
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Inn
Otterburn
The Redesdale Arms is known as the First and Last Inn situated just 12 miles south of the Scottish Border on the A68. It is an ideal base to explore the beautiful and diverse regions of Northumberland ...
Walking
Kielder
What better way to explore the great outdoors than on foot? With over 600 square kilometres of forest and over 26 miles of shoreline to choose from, Kielder Water & Forest Park is perfect for walk ...
Art and Architecture
Kielder
The landscape around Kielder Water & Forest Park has become home to a unique collection of visual art and architecture. ...
Osprey watch
Wildlife events
Kielder
Join us to observe the beautiful Kielder ospreys. You can see all the action close up through a live camera feed ...
Go Stargazing
Star gazing events
Hexham
An observational session (weather pemitting) and a talk about the solar system and the universe. ...
Weekend Late Night Event
Star gazing events
Most Fridays and Saturdays in the late slot (approx. midnight-3am, please check website for times) we run our premium weekend events. These run similar to our main evening events but have a reduced nu ...
James Turrell Skyspace
Great Outdoors
Kielder
  Created by internationally acclaimed American artist James Turrell, the Kielder Skyspace is a sculptural artwork at the Cat Cairn viewpoint where the artist manipulates our normal perceptions ...
View of St Wilfrid's
Church
Kirknewton
Beautiful light 14th century Grade 1 listed church in which Capability Brown was baptised. This little church consists simply of a nave and chancel, but has striking interior features. ...
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Caravan & Camping
Bellingham
Small secluded family-run campsite and bunkhouse that sleeps 15 people situated on a working farm in the centre of Bellingham village. ...
Eviivo
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Self Catering
Falstone
Barn conversions, banking the North Tyne river, in a central location, 5 mins from Kielder Water, a short drive to Kielder Observatory and in the Heart of Europe's largest Gold award winning Dark Skie ...
Bed & Breakfast
Bellingham
Hesleyside is a private stately home where guests can stay in luxury and experience 800 years of Northumbrian history. Three glorious 5* state bedrooms with four poster beds and en-suite bathrooms &n ...
Space Marvels
Star gazing events
Hexham
An observational session (weather permitting) with a talk on space exploration, the international space station and the Hubble telescope. ...
Willowcraft for the Garden
Workshops
Hexham
Make your own willow wigwam plant trainer with willow weaver Ruth Thompson ...
Transmittens
Workshops
Hexham
Make your own set of mittens embellished with sensors which will let you hear the micro landscape all around you. Hands on workshop with textile artist Lindsay Duncanson. ...
Exterior
Laterooms
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Inn
Hexham
This historic 17thC inn lies within the Northumberland National Park and is close to Kielder Water. Out and about there is walking, golfing, cycling, riding, fishing and all water sports are nearby. ...
Market Day
Markets
Hexham
Hexham farmers market is the regional representative in the 'Best Market' category in the BBC Food and Farming Awards 2015... ...
Make a Rustic Wooden Stool
Workshops
Hexham
Using traditional hand tools and locally sourced ash for the legs, and hardwood for the seat. Led by green woodworker Maurice Pyle ...
Eviivo
Hotel
Wark
The Black Bull Hotel & Country Kitchen is a Luxury Hotel, situated in the picturesque village of Wark. Visitors to the Hotel & Restaurant will find themselves surrounded by the fantastic scene ...
Station Cottage in Falstone
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Self Catering
Falstone
A cosy retreat nestled in the International Dark Sky Park. Formerly the waiting room & ticket office for the Border Counties Railway Line. ...
Leaplish Ferry
Nature and Wildlife
Kielder
With views of the reservoir Kielder Waterside is the ideal base to recharge and refresh or take part in an action packed day of activities. The Boat Inn Restaurant and bar serves fresh new l ...
Assisted Abseil
Adventure Sports
Kielder
Calvert Trust Kielder offers exciting and exhilarating outdoor adventure activities, fully accessible for the whole family, in the heart of Kielder Water & Forest Park, home to the largest man-mad ...
Northumberland tranquility
Church
Hartburn
Eleventh-century church used by the Knights Templar. Cromwell's money box and Peninsular War flags. John Hodgson, the historian is buried here. ...
Dark Skies Star Gazing
Star gazing events
Discover the beauty of the Dark Skies of Kielder. We’ll start with an introductory indoor session using an amazing software programme that allows you to view all the wonders of the night sky in ...
Edible wild mushrooms
Wildlife events
There’s a certain amount of fear in Britain about eating wild mushrooms and although we do well to treat them with respect, fungi can be a wonderful source of food and can add a great deal of in ...
St Mungo's Church
Church
Hexham
Beautiful 13th century church with a long history of worship by local families through the centuries. ...
Outside Kielder Salmon Centre
Nature and Wildlife
Kielder
Kielder Salmon Centre, open April to 31st October, is operated by the Environment Agency. A modern visitor centre with touch screen and video displays describing the life cycle of the Atlantic Salmon ...
Glamping
Bellingham
Welcome to Hesleyside Shepherds Huts, luxury camping within the breath-taking grounds of historic Hesleyside Hall and in the heart of the Northumberland National Park and in the Dark Sky reserve. ...
Essential Bushcraft Skills
Workshops
An introduction to the basics for survival with top northern bushcraft teacher, Bruce Ferguson, with over 30 years bushcraft experience: shelter, fire, food and water. ...
Boat Inn Restaurant
Pubs, Bars & Inns
Kielder
Boat Inn - Evening meals booking advised. Due to it's waterside setting, your dining experience at The Boat Inn will be accompanied by panoramic views across the water. We have a full range of ho ...
A view of Rothbury
Church
Rothbury
An ancient and interesting Church, full of historical information, a quite, peaceful  sanctuary. ...
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Self Catering
Kielder
Luxury lodges on the lakeside of Kielder Water boast panoramic views stretching over the lake and forest. ...
Northumberland Dark Sky Park
Great Outdoors
Kielder
Northumberland International Dark Sky Park was unveiled in December 2013. At 572 square miles (1,483 square kilometres) it is also Europe’s largest area of protected night sky. Due to its pristi ...
Osprey Ferry
Sport and Leisure
Kielder
  OSPREY FERRY  Please note the Osprey Ferry is currently not running.  If you require any further information on the Ferry Timetable please contact 01434 251000.   ...
Great Outdoors
Kielder
The Janus Chairs are located on a tranquil and scenic north shore peninsula with breathtaking views across the lake. ...
milky way
Science and Technology
Hexham
An accessible, public astronomical observatory offering talks, activities, drop in sessions, stargazing and Astro courses to suit anyone from the absolute beginner to the professional. ...
Church Building
Church
Bolam
This beautiful Saxon church is a hidden gem nestling in the rolling countryside of mid -Northumberland.  An oasis of calm in today’s world of noise and rush. Spirituality and a sense of pea ...
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Bed & Breakfast
Hexham
A former 18th Century Coaching Inn, Eals Lodge is now a 4 star bed & breakfast set within the Northumberland National Park. ...
Mediterranean Terrace
Hotel
Otterburn
From delicious homemade food and delightful beers and cocktails, to the fantastical eight individually designed, boutique bedrooms, William de Percy is the perfect place to escape from the hustle and ...
The Bastle at Falstone Farmhouse
Self Catering
Hexham
Falstone Farmhouse Sleeps 8-10 (or at a reduced rate 4-6).So together with Falstone Barns which sleeps 14 and PoSHHuts, which sleeps 4; it offers an ideal location for a private party of 28 guests. (E ...
Tyne sitting area
Free to Book
Self Catering
Bellingham
Four newly refurbished lodges, each sleeping six. Set in the Northumberland National Park and International Gold Tier Dark Sky Park.   ...
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Pubs, Bars & Inns
Hexham
Country inn near Kielder Water. Morning coffee, bar lunches and dinners. AA, ETB and VB 4 diamonds Silver award. ...
Picnic bench
Great Outdoors
Kielder
Kielder Castle is the visitor centre for Kielder Forest. Features include information centre, tearoom and exhibitions about forestry and conservation. Bike hire available.   ...
Cycling events
Deep winter 24 hour mountain bike race for the less sane of mind. Solo, pairs or quads. ...
Sunny day at St Oswald's Church
Church
Wall
A delightful hilltop church believed to be the location where King Oswald (604 -642) raised a large wooden cross before the Battle of Heavenfield (AD 635). ...
Starry-eyed Valentines Dinner
Star gazing events
Hexham
Enjoy a romantic meal at the Cafe at The Sill before gazing into the heavens and stars above. ...
Dark Skies Disco with Chalk
Shows & Displays
Hexham
Chalk take you on an intergalactic journey. The building yard will be open for you to craft rockets, design and make headwear and create moon projections set to a soundtrack. ...
Outside Roses Bower Lodge
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Self Catering
Hexham
Four Star self-catering cottage (sleeps 4)  on a working sheep farm with stunning views of the beautiful Wark's Burn and within the Northumberland National Park. ...
Kielder Lodge
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Self Catering
Kielder
Nestled in Ravenshill Forest, Kielder Village providing tranquillity amongst nature, accommodation  comprises of barn conversion and lodge's with hot tubs. ...
Make a rustic wooden stool
Workshops
Hexham
Using traditional hand tools and locally sourced ash. Expertly led by green wood-worker Maurice Pyle ...
Main Evening Event
Star gazing events
Spend an evening at the Kielder Observatory with a team of experienced astronomers and we will share with you the wonders of the Universe. We are located in the heart of the Dark Sky Park and our fant ...
glamp
Free to Book
Caravan & Camping
Newcastleton
Lie under the stars in a cosy glamping cabin with outstanding views, wood-burning stove, TV, Wifi, fridge and microwave. ...
Guest Room with en-suite shower room
Bed & Breakfast
Bellingham
6 brand new en-suite Guest Rooms in the Northumberland National Park and International Dark Sky Park. Near Kielder and Observatory. ...
Kielder Water
Sport and Leisure
Kielder
Thanks to the Lakeside Way, a multi-user trail that follows the 27 mile Kielder Water shoreline, you can have a unique and beautiful walking experience.  ...
Kielder Vintage and Classic Vehicle Show
Shows & Displays
There will be an amazing display of vintage vehicles at Kielder Castle: cars, motorbikes, tractors, buses and more! Visit the craft fair in the castle to browse for unusual handmade gifts. Grab a bite ...
Red Squirrel Safari
Wildlife events
Search for red squirrels and discover their way of life in a changing world. Join professional naturalist, Bruce Ferguson, to track down one of Britain’s best loved animals, the red squirrel. Mu ...
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Cafes, Tearooms & Coffee Shops
Kielder
Visit Café on the Water at Tower Knowe Visitor Centre for tatsy treats and refreshing drinks. ...
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Hotel
Hexham
An 18thC Inn, formerly a farmhouse, in the heart of rural Northumberland close to the Roman Wall, Kielder Water and North Tyne Valley. ...
Black Burn Lodge
Eviivo
Bed & Breakfast
Newcastleton
Perfectly located for exploring Northumberland, Scottish Borders, Kielder Water and Cumbria, Black Burn Lodge is the ideal base for your holiday. ...
Family Events
Family event
Our early evening events are aimed to be fun and interesting to everyone, including families with younger children and for these events we offer reduced family tickets for two adults and two children. ...
Family bushcrafts
Family event
Build a shelter, light a fire, cook a meal, make something to take away. You’ll need to build a shelter, your own den in the woods. You’re going to eat so you’ll build and light your ...
Bakethin Weir at Kielder Water
Great Outdoors
Kielder
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Haltwhistle Market Day
Markets
Haltwhistle
Market Square – Thursday Visitor enquiries: Haltwhistle TIC: 01434 322002   The market is not currently running. For street trading opportunities contact Neil Brown, Market Manager, ...
St Cuthberts Church in Elsdon
Churchyard/Burial Ground
Elsdon
14th Century church, Roman tombstone, medieval grave covers, exquisite windows, historic churchyard, 18th century carved headstones, two medieval stone coffins. ...
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Caravan & Camping
Haltwhistle
Herding Hill Farm is a superb 5 star caravan, camping & glamping site in the shadow of Hadrians Wall. ...
Heather
Great Outdoors
Kielder
Kielder Water & Forest Park is the ultimate outdoor playground that everyone can enjoy. ...
Adventure Sports
Kielder
Kielder Water & Forest park's rugged wilderness is MTB heaven. Experience some of the best singletrack trails in the UK with breathtaking views. ...
St Andrews Church in Corbridge
Church
Corbridge
Important Saxon Church. Impressive 13thC remains - particularly east end lancet windows. Roman arch to baptistery. 14thC Vicar's Pele, built of Roman stones, in churchyard - needed because of Scots ra ...
Kielder 26 MIle Sponsored Bike Ride
Cycling events
Take part in an exhilarating 26 mile sponsored bike ride around the breath-taking shoreline of Kielder Water and raise money to help give a disabled person a life changing experience. Enjoy a fantasti ...
Sorbietrees External
Free to Book
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Bed & Breakfast
Newcastleton
Sorbietrees is dark sky friendly and ideally based for visiting Kielder Observatory and Water, Northumberland, Cumbria and the Scottish Borders.  Sorbietrees is a beautiful Georgian farmhouse wit ...
View of Planetrees Roman Wall
Historic sites
Wall
A 15-metre (49 feet) length of later narrow Wall on earlier broad foundations, marking the junction between the two wall types. ...
A cosy lounge/diner
Self Catering
Hexham
A selection of personally inspected holiday cottages close to the natural wonders of Kielder Water and Forest Park. ...
The Restaurant
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Inn
Byrness
Forest View Inn is a small family run Inn situated on the edge of Northumberland National Park and in Kielder Water and Forest Park. ...
Kielder Caravan & Camping Site
Caravan & Camping
Kielder
Relaxing 70 pitch, riverside site ideal for tents, touring caravans and campers in England's most remote Village. ...
Kielder Caravan Park
Caravan & Camping
Kielder
The caravan park is a perfect base to enjoy your visit to Kielder Water & Forest Park. ...
Great Outdoors
Kielder
This sculpture is a stock of pink sandstone blocks arranged in courses around a core. The surfaces have been closely worked by hand to create the sense of an ascending spiral throughout the column. ...
Specialist Events
Talk/Lecture
In response to feedback from guests we have started an exciting new programme of events called “Physics in the Forest". These late night events take place in our new state-of-the-art Gillian Dic ...
The Boe Rigg
Caravan & Camping
Bellingham
Centrally located and a perfect base to explore Northumberland and the coast, camping, restaurant and bar. ...
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Bed & Breakfast
Newcastleton
Set in an idyllic 363 acre country estate with a mile stretch of private river. Dark skies, fantastic views, 40" TVs, Free WiFi, luxurious beds, delicious breakfasts. Ideal base for visiting Kielder, ...
St Gregorys Church in Kirknewton
Church
Kirknewton
'More to this church than meets the eye' (Pevsner). A site of Christian worship since the 11th century or earlier, the chancel and south transept date from the late 15th century. ...
Minotaur Maze at Kielder Water
Garden
Kielder
The Minotaur Maze is a must for children and adults alike. The adventurous will discover a number of special features that include a small glittering room formed from rocks of recycled glass. ...
Zog Activity Trail
Family Attraction
Kielder
Zog is the new activity trail for families to enjoy at Kielder Castle in 2019. Launched on 11 January, the trail follows the premiere of the animated special from Magic Light Pictures, on BBC One duri ...
A Night Safari at Kielder Castle
Wildlife events
Hunt for the elusive night life of the forest including bats, owls and creepy crawlies of all descriptions. Join professional naturalist, Bruce Ferguson, on a night time expedition in search of some o ...
Science and Technology
Kielder
Kielder Observatory is an astronomical attraction at Kielder Water & Forest Park run by the Kielder Observatory Astronomical Society. Please visit www.kielderobservatory.org for all event bookings ...
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Self Catering
Kielder
Fully accessible, comfortable Scandanavian lodges set in the beautiful Kielder Water & Forest Park and close to the tranquil shores of Kielder Water. Activities and home cooked meals are also avai ...
Stanegate Cottage
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Self Catering
Hexham
A stone cottage in the pretty village of Fourstones near Hexham on the edge of the Northumberland National Park. Sleeps 5 and up to 2 dogs welcome.       ...
Lewis Burn 8
Cycling events
New for 2019 is the Lewis Burn 8.  This 8 hour race is based on the delightful Lewis Burn trail on the south shore of Kielder reservoir.  The loop will be just under 9 miles long with plenty ...
PoSHHuts
Eviivo
Glamping
Falstone
Gloriously glamorous shepherds huts in a beautiful and private rural setting in the heart of Northumberland National Park and next to Kielder Water. A short drive to Kielder Observatory for stargazin ...
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Self Catering
Hexham
A fantastic range of self-catering properties located in and around Kielder Water and Forest Park. Your perfect place awaits.  ...
Tarset Tor Bunkhouse
Self Catering
Kielder
Tarset Tor Bunkhouse and Bothies are located in the Northumberland National Park.  Offering versatile, eco-friendly, self-catering accommodation. ...
Forest wildlife safari
Wildlife events
Discover the secret life of the forest - join professional naturalist, Bruce Ferguson and uncover the tracks, trails and signs left behind by its secretive inhabitants from red squirrels and deer to i ...
Mythical Beasts with Chalk
Shows & Displays
Hexham
Let your imaginations run wild as you create your very own mythical beast! Explore the woodland for inspriations and materials, then delve into the Chalk invention box and get creating. For little one ...
Fishing
Kielder
Northumbrian Water trout fisheries in the north east of England has built up a well deserved reputation for offering top quality fishing. ...
St Cuthbert's
Church
Bellingham
Twelfth-century Grade 1 church. Burned down by Border Reivers. Rebuilt with rare barrel-vaulted stone roof. ...
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Restaurants
Hexham
An award winning homely 3 star hotel and Restaurant near Hexham with a secret walled garden, beautifully sunny conservatory, cosy wood burning fireplace and inviting accommodation. ...
Dining Area
Cafes, Tearooms & Coffee Shops
Kielder
Kielder Castle Cafe is integrated in the ancient Kielder Castle, built in 1775 as a hunting lodge for the Duke of Northumberland. The cosy family run cafe serves locally sourced homemade food daily in ...
Family Bushcrafts Survival Challenge
Family event
A family survival adventure – stick together, solve the problems, learn the skills, stay alive. Your light airplane has crash landed in dense forest hundreds of miles from civilisation. You have ...
Four Poster
Laterooms
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Hotel
Hexham
Spacious country hall in large grounds. Indoor swimming pool, sauna, fishing, cricket field and golf course opposite. Award-winning hotel and restaurant. ...
Gate Lodge sitting room
Supercontrol
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Self Catering
Ingram
Exceptional selection of charming 5 star Award Winning cottages, quietly situated in the heart of the Northumbrian countryside, and National Park offering true peace and tranquillity and an ideal loca ...
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Caravan & Camping
Stonehaugh
A quiet and relaxed rural site set amongst beautiful moorland on the edge of Wark Forest in the stunning Northumberland National Park. ...
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Bed & Breakfast
Tarset
Beautiful stone-built house with walled garden. Fantastic views. River walks. Good food, fishing, golf. Hadrian's Wall 20 miles. ...
Eviivo
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Bed & Breakfast
Hexham
Carraw Bed and Breakfast, is one of the finest luxury Northumberland Guest Houses, situated on the foundations of Hadrian’s Wall, with a sublime hilltop setting overlooking open countryside of N ...
A view of the park from the Hill
Caravan & Camping
Otterburn
9 out of 10 dogs prefer Border Forest Holiday Park, Northumberland. We are situated on the Pennine Way with direct access onto the Mighty Kielder Forest ideal for walkers, cyclists, bird watching &am ...
Otterburn Mill
Museums and galleries
Otterburn
Former textile mill, Otterburn Mill, sells outdoor and lifestyle clothing, delicious food and has a children's play area.  ...
External courtyard & Cottages
Self Catering
Otterburn
In a picturesque setting. Two lovely former barns, converted into comfortable well appointed self catering cottages. Enjoy 12 acres and private river with free fishing & camp fires. Log burning st ...
Accommodation
West Woodburn
The Bay Horse Inn, West Woodburn, is a delightful 18th Century Coachng Inn built in mellowed sandstone, nestling by a stone bridge over the River Rede in the Rede Valley of Northumberland ...
Yethouse
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Self Catering
Newcastleton
Farmhouse with all mod cons, three bedrooms, 3 bathrooms sleeping max 8. Newcastleton forest on your doorstep, 7stanes mountain bike trails, walks, stunning scenery.  Close to local amenities; 2 ...
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Eviivo
Bed & Breakfast
Otterburn
Ideally situated in the 'dark skies of Northumberland' The Butterchurn is an excellent base for visiting nearby attractions including the now famous Kielder Observatory, Kielder Forest and W ...
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Eviivo
Bed & Breakfast
Bellingham
Bridgeford Farm is a working farm in the North Tyne Valley. Near by attractions include Kielder Water & Hadrian's Wall. All rooms en-suite, walkers & cyclists welcome. Riverside and woodland w ...
Hexham Town B&B
Bed & Breakfast
Hexham
Our bed and breakfast is ideally situated in a quiet residential area in the centre of Hexham, 10 mins walk from the train station, only 3 mins from the abbey and market place in the historic town cen ...
Glampods
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Glamping
Otterburn
Come and stay in one of our three Luxury Glamping Pods set in the beautiful Northumberland National Park boasting amazing views from your own personal veranda and BBQ Area ...
Free to Book
Bed & Breakfast
Otterburn
A beautiful period farmhouse situated in The Northumberland National park near to Padon and the Pennine way in stunning countryside. En-suite bedrooms are well appointed and offer spectacular views. T ...
Yurt
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Caravan & Camping
Bellingham
Base yourself at our campsite to discover the true spirit of Northumberland and relax in the warmth of the Northumbrian way. In the English Borders, this is an ideal base for outdoor life in the stunn ...
Eviivo
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Bed & Breakfast
Kielder
Celebrating 10 years B&B in Kielder village Dark Sky Friendly Accommodation. Closest accommodation to Kielder Observatory.  Dog Friendly. Pub/food 5 minutes walk. ...

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Produced by Kielder Water & Forest Park Development Trust

Registered Charity Number: 1139328.
Members: Northumbrian Water, Forestry Commission, Calvert Trust Kielder, Northumberland County Council, Kielder Observatory Astronomical Society, Northumberland National Park Authority and Northumberlad Wildlife Trust.