Kielder Castle Forest Park Centre. Open daily. Admissions Apply
Please note that the forest drive is accessible to all 4x4s though caution is advised to drivers of non 4x4 vehicles
The terrain is fairly flat
Disability toilets are situated in Kielder Castle
Kielder Forest is the largest man-made woodland in Northumberland, England. The United Kingdom's Forestry Commission initiated the first plantings in the 1920's.
Kielder Castle is now the focal point for visitors to the forest, and was originally Built in 1775 as a hunting lodge for the Duke of Northumberland.
The Castle houses a series of exhibitions about the forest and its wildlife, together with an information centre and Kielder Castle Cafe.
Kielder Castle Visitor Centre, Kielder, Northumberland NE48 1EP (please note that this is nearest post code)
Alternatively please use the following coordinates:
All email contact is facilitated on the website, please follow this link http://www.visitkielder.com/contact
For assistance in planning your trip please call - 0845 155 0236
Kielder Castle Visitor Centre - 01434 250209
Kielder Castle Café and Exhibition are open daily. Please check the website for up-to-date opening times.
Situated at Forest Drive, Hexham, Northumberland NE48 1EP
Kielder Water & Forest Park is:
- 30 miles (50 minutes drive) by road from Hexham
- 52 miles (80 minutes drive) from Newcastle upon Tyne
- 40 miles (90 minutes drive) from Carlisle
- 30 miles (60 minutes drive) from Jedburgh
Please note that here is no public transport around the park.
- Car parking at Kielder Water & Forest Park costs £5.00 for the day
- If you park for one hour or under, the charge is £1.50.
- For more details please Download a map of the Park