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Kielder Castle Visitor Centre

Kielder Castle Visitor Centre | Kielder | Northumberland | NE48 1ER

01434 250209 | Send Email

Kielder Castle Café and Exhibition are open as follows:-

 

Click here for latest information on Coronavirus

https://www.visitkielder.com/news/2020/03/update-for-coronavirus-covid-19-

 PLEASE NOTE :-  FOREST DRIVE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED

Best for: Cycling, mountain biking and forest activities.

Formerly the hunting lodge for the Duke of Northumberland, the Castle is now home to a variety of exhibitons. It is also the centre for cycling within the Park.

Come here to:

 

Inside Kielder Castle, including the café and exhibition space, well-behaved dogs may be brought in if kept on a lead at all times (please be aware other dogs may already be there). Please show consideration to other castle visitors when bringing dogs indoors: they should be reasonably clean, and prevented from causing any kind of fouling or disruption. Visitors with very muddy dogs, or ones that could cause a nuisance to others indoors, We ask that you use the picnic tables in the courtyard at Kielder Castle.

 

 For further information on Kielder Castle please see:  https://www.forestryengland.uk/kielder-castle

  

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Outside Tower Knowe Visitor Centre
Counter
Kielder Cottage
The Kielder Wave Chamber
5502 at Kielder Water

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, many of the facilities in Kielder Water & Forest Park are closed.

Please click here for the latest information on what is open in the Park.

Kielder Castle Visitor Centre

Kielder Castle Visitor Centre | Kielder | Northumberland | NE48 1ER

01434 250209 | Send Email

Kielder Castle Café and Exhibition are open as follows:-

 

Click here for latest information on Coronavirus

https://www.visitkielder.com/news/2020/03/update-for-coronavirus-covid-19-

 PLEASE NOTE :-  FOREST DRIVE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED

Best for: Cycling, mountain biking and forest activities.

Formerly the hunting lodge for the Duke of Northumberland, the Castle is now home to a variety of exhibitons. It is also the centre for cycling within the Park.

Come here to:

  • Test your mountain biking (mtb) skills or start a singletrack trail (pick up mtb trail maps here too).
  • Hire, repair or purchase bicycles.
  • Enjoy light snacks and hearty warming meals at Kielder Castle Cafe (Tel 01434 250100)
  • Enjoy the Minotaur Maze, part of Kielder Art & Architecture.
  • Drive along the longest forest drive in the UK (toll road) the cost would be £3.00 (£7.00 combined day parking and Forest Drive). Please note the drive is open seasonally 1 May to 2nd December.
  • Start a walk or bike ride along the Lakeside Way.
  • Discover the lifecycle of the salmon at the Kielder Salmon Centre.
  • Visit the red squirrel room and great viewing hide.
  • Get FREE entry to the Forest Exhibition. Access is through the café.
  • Keep your eyes peeled for some of the Kielder Super Six - red squirrels, pipistrelle bats and roe deer (on the Forest Drive). For details on the Super Six see the wildlife page.

 

Inside Kielder Castle, including the café and exhibition space, well-behaved dogs may be brought in if kept on a lead at all times (please be aware other dogs may already be there). Please show consideration to other castle visitors when bringing dogs indoors: they should be reasonably clean, and prevented from causing any kind of fouling or disruption. Visitors with very muddy dogs, or ones that could cause a nuisance to others indoors, We ask that you use the picnic tables in the courtyard at Kielder Castle.

 

 For further information on Kielder Castle please see:  https://www.forestryengland.uk/kielder-castle

  

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