Storm Arwen

Sadly Kielder Forest was hit very badly during Storm Arwen. All visitors are being asked to stay away for their own safety. The site is closed. We will update in our news section and on social media channels when it is safe to return.

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Dark Skies and Creatures of the Night

Overview

PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO CORONAVIRUS THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL THE AUTUMN.

Explore wildlife in the dark with a night-time woodland walk, moth trapping and a demonstration of thermal imaging kit. Find out what you can see in the Redesdale night sky in our stargazing workshop (all equipment and instruction provided). Learn how lighting can affect wildlife and what you can do to reduce your impact. The following morning we will discover what wildlife our traps and cameras have recorded overnight. Please bring a torch (with a red-light setting if possible), suitable outdoor clothing and footwear. Booking is essential. This event is suitable for ages 11+. All persons under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. No dogs please. Would you like a relaxed Saturday start on your doorstep, or do you fancy more time to explore the wild heart of Northumberland? Details of how to claim your discount will be in the booking confirmation email for this event. This is a Revitalising Redesdale Landscape Partnership event, supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund. To find out more see: www.revitalisingredesdale.org.uk or phone (0191) 284 6884.

Ticketing information

Type Entry for Guide price
Single
(Adult)
1
£8.00
per ticket
Child 1
£5.00
per ticket

Booking is essential Jennifer.Care@northwt.org.uk