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Kielder Salmon Centre

                            Sorry for any inconvenience the Salmon Hatchery is currently closed

                                         due to refurbishments and will reopen 1st August 18                                             

 

 

Kielder Water & Forest Park | Kielder | Northumberland | NE48 1HX

01434 250269 | Send Email

Open daily from 10am - 4pm, April to September.

This is the largest conservation hatchery in England and Wales, where the Environment Agency grows fish to stock rivers and lakes in the north of England. Up to 900,000 salmon are successfully bred here each year.

Come here to:

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

Kielder Salmon Centre

                            Sorry for any inconvenience the Salmon Hatchery is currently closed

                                         due to refurbishments and will reopen 1st August 18                                             

 

 

Kielder Water & Forest Park | Kielder | Northumberland | NE48 1HX

01434 250269 | Send Email

Open daily from 10am - 4pm, April to September.

This is the largest conservation hatchery in England and Wales, where the Environment Agency grows fish to stock rivers and lakes in the north of England. Up to 900,000 salmon are successfully bred here each year.

Come here to:

  • Drop into the hatchery's visitor centre (free entry).
  • Discover the fascinating life cycle of the salmon.
  • 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.

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What's nearby

Kielder Water
Kielder Viaduct
Northumberland nature
Plashetts Incline Viewpoint in Kielder

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