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Kielder Castle Visitor Centre

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

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Kielder Castle Café and Exhibition are open daily 9.30am – 5.00pm from March to October (9.00am - 5.30pm Bank holidays and school holidays). Last admission to the exhibition is half an hour before closing.

Winter opening hours are 11.00am - 4.00pm from November until mid March.

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.

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The Kielder Wave Chamber
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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 daily 9.30am – 5.00pm from March to October (9.00am - 5.30pm Bank holidays and school holidays). Last admission to the exhibition is half an hour before closing.

Winter opening hours are 11.00am - 4.00pm from November until mid March.

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) www.dukespantry.co.uk
  • Enjoy the Minotaur Maze, part of Kielder Art & Architecture, and the children's play area.
  • Drive along the longest forest drive in the UK (toll road).
  • 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.

 

 

 

  

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What's nearby

Dining Area
Picnic bench
Kielder Water
Plashetts Incline Viewpoint in Kielder

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