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Kielder Salmon Centre

The Salmon Hatchery is due to close on the 26th September for the day

 

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

01434 250269 | Send Email

Open daily from 10am - 4pm, April to October 31st

The incredible and unique life cycle of the salmon starts here! Learn about why the Environment Agency raises thousands of young salmon to be released into the River Tyne- the country's most thriving salmon river: 

It's the largest conservation salmon hatchery in England and Wales, but that's not all you can see here! Fresh water pearl mussels, one of UK's most endangered species are reared here. 

Come here to:

Outside Tower Knowe Visitor Centre
External
The Kielder Wave Chamber
5502 at Kielder Water

Kielder Salmon Centre

The Salmon Hatchery is due to close on the 26th September for the day

 

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

01434 250269 | Send Email

Open daily from 10am - 4pm, April to October 31st

The incredible and unique life cycle of the salmon starts here! Learn about why the Environment Agency raises thousands of young salmon to be released into the River Tyne- the country's most thriving salmon river: 

It's the largest conservation salmon hatchery in England and Wales, but that's not all you can see here! Fresh water pearl mussels, one of UK's most endangered species are reared here. 

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.  
  • Have a behind-the-scenes tour of the facilities and meet the people who work here (advance booking required for groups of four or more people, including schools and clubs). 

What's nearby

Outside Kielder Salmon Centre
Kielder Water
Kielder Viaduct
Plashetts Incline Viewpoint in Kielder

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