Bakethin Hide will be closed for essential roof maintenance until further notice. Please check our social media pages for updates on when the hide will reopen.
BAKETHIN NATURE RESERVE (Conservation Area)
Bakethin Nature Reserve, Butteryhaugh, Kielder. The nearest postcode is NE48 1HF
Tel: (0191) 284 6884 email: email@example.com
Bakethin Nature Reserve, car park, wildlife hide and walks are open all day every day.
Best for: wildlife watching, variety of habitats, animals and plants, nature walks
Bakethin Nature Reserve is the water and shore of the northern end of Kielder Water. At the main carpark there is a visitor welcome point providinginformation and shelter for visitors. There are easy access walks to Bakethin hide and connecting you to Kielder Castle, the Salmon Centre and the Lakeside Way. Follow our Wilder Walk trails to explore some of the more special places. Boththe welcome point and Bakethin Hide have been designed and built by Architecture Students from Newcastle University and funded with support from Heritage Lottery Fund and Arts Council England.
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You can access the river from the bank on the path between the main car park and Kielder Viaduct, but to conserve wildlife, there is no access to the lake shore in the nature reserve.