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Kielder Castle Visitor Centre

Kielder Castle Visitor Centre | Kielder | Northumberland | NE48 1ER

01434 250209 | Send Email  l https://www.forestryengland.uk/kielder-castle

PLEASE NOTE - THE CASTLE IS CLOSED. THE FOREST DRIVE REOPENS 1st May.

Best for: Cycling, mountain biking and forest activities.

Formerly the hunting lodge for the Duke of Northumberland, Kielder Castle area is the hub for cycling within the Park.

Come here to:

  • Test your mountain biking (mtb) skills or start a singletrack trail
  • Hire, repair or purchase bicycles at The Bike Place.
  • Enjoy light snacks and warming meals from the Street Diner 
  • Enjoy the Minotaur Maze, part of Kielder Art & Architecture.
  • Drive along the longest forest drive in the UK (toll road) the cost would be £3.00 (£7.00 combined day parking and Forest Drive). Please note the drive is usually open seasonally 1st May to 2nd December.
  • Start a walk or bike ride along the Lakeside Way.
  • Discover the lifecycle of the salmon at the Kielder Salmon Centre.
  • Visit the red squirrel room and great viewing hide.
  • Keep your eyes peeled for some of Kielder's wildlife including red squirrels, pipistrelle bats and roe deer (on the Forest Drive). 

  

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