Kielder Salmon Centre

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

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We are making improvements to the Kielder Salmon Centre and need to reduce our opening times to ensure we keep visitors safe while this work is being completed.

This work is programmed to be completed on August 12th 2022.

Our new opening times as of 4th July 2022 are as follows

Monday-Friday                12pm to 4 pm

Saturday and Sunday      10am-4pm

The incredible and unique life cycle of the salmon starts here!

The Environment Agency’s Salmon centre is the largest conservation Salmon hatchery in England and Wales. Visit the centre to learn all about why the Environment Agency raises thousands of young salmon to be released into the River Tyne - the country's most thriving Salmon river. But that's not all you can see here! The Centre also rears Fresh water pearl mussels, one of the UK's most endangered species, which you can see in our outdoor river system.

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Take a walk around the visitor centre to find out more about the fascinating life cycle of the Atlantic salmon and the work of the salmon centre. See the adult fresh water pearl mussels living in our artificial stream and the trout that are a vital part of their fascinating lifecycle.