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Kielder Salmon Centre

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

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DUE TO COVID-19 THE SALMON CENTRE WILL REMAIN CLOSED THIS YEAR. REOPENING IN 2021 

 

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.  

 

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Kielder Salmon Centre

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

| Send Email

DUE TO COVID-19 THE SALMON CENTRE WILL REMAIN CLOSED THIS YEAR. REOPENING IN 2021 

 

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.

 

Come here to:

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.  

 

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