Kielder Water & Forest Park | Kielder | Northumberland | NE48 1HX
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This is the largest conservation hatchery in England and Wales. Up to 900,000 salmon are successfully bred here each year.
Come here to:
- Drop into the hatchery's new visitor centre (free entry).
- Discover the fascinating life cycle of the salmon, one of the Kielder Super Six - see the wildlife page for details on the Super Six.
- See how the fresh water pearl mussel breeding beds help save one of the UK's most endangered species.
- Groups of four or more people can experience a behind the scenes tour and meet the people who carry out the vital conservation work (booking required).
- Enjoy a school visit.