Kielder Water & Forest Park | Kielder | Northumberland | NE48 1HX
Open daily from 10am - 4pm, April to 30th September.
Please note that the Salmon Centre will be closed until 1st May 2020 whilst some site renovations take place.
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. Please visit walking page for the Salmon Centre walk.