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Kielder Water & Forest Park

Leaplish Waterside Park, Kielder NE48 1BT, England
+44 845 155 0236
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Fathers day visit

Had a lovely visit to Kielder. Coffee and cake then a walk with the dog. Thought parking was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Steeler21
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Walk with wife and dogs

Took a drive up to the forest today from Hagerstown caravan park today. Hell or a drive 63 miles... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
penduss
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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Plenty to see and do all year round. Ideal for all ages.There are many reasons to visit; the most popular being the distinctive scenery. Home to northern Europe's largest man-made lake and England's largest forest, the Park's remoteness and clean air and water offer a fresh outdoor experience.Nature lovers, water sports enthusiasts, explorers, walkers, cyclists, artists, families ... perfect for anyone looking to escape, set their own agenda and create new experiences.
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  • Poor2%
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Leaplish Waterside Park, Kielder NE48 1BT, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely visit to Kielder. Coffee and cake then a walk with the dog. Thought parking was expensive £5 for the but this is transferable between all areas. Great for dogs.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a drive up to the forest today from Hagerstown caravan park today. Hell or a drive 63 miles 1hour and 40 mins we couldn’t believe the roads we went down to get there, a lot of them wide enough for a car, don’t be...More

Thank penduss
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

£3 toll to use the track. It’s mainly compacted gravel. Best to avoid the sump line as the gravel is very loose there. I did it in the wet and there was no issues. Where there is a little dirt, it was that compact that...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drove over from Hexham, and stopped at several points around the reservoir. Plenty of parking sites around the area and cheap prices for an hour or all day!! There’s a bike trek all the way around the water with not too many inclined to struggle...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely location (cabin10) beautiful scenery, cycling weekend, anglers atms is a great stop off for cycling

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A bumpy drive down a 12 mile dirt track costing £3. They should pay you for damage to your car and compensation for vibration white finger! Started from A68 and didn’t notice any sign advising of the state of the “road” until the very end...More

Thank Suzanne G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A brilliant resource and lots of choices to pass a day here. Cycling or walking. It’s worth getting a day parking which is transferable between car parks (£5). If you buy from the machines you need coins as they don’t take notes, cards or phone...More

Thank JCH124
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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place, views are fantastic, and the bike trails are getting better and better. Lots of places to bike, walk, sail, chill, eat and we visit regularly.

Thank Graham S
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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

There is no doubt that the area is beautiful. There are places to park cars and walks through the woods and around the lakes. However, as nature enthusiasts who are used to clear signage and a selection of viewing hides, we were seriously disappointed. The...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

A perfect place to get away from it all. We had a lodge which was immaculate and an outside hot tub with amazing views. Lots to do with the kids. Great walks and was perfect for taking my 7 year old on bike rides.

Thank Melanie H
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Gary R
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Response from josephjacques10 | Reviewed this property |
yes it's still there contact Wayne on 01434250278 many roads were closed with snow but roads now open their is still snow in the fields the area is as beautifull as ever Enjoy
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Kirsty H
February 11, 2018|
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Response from Dr_Waugh | Reviewed this property |
Morning, segways are £35. I had a quick look at the bird of pray centre website but it wouldn’t load. I’d just give them a call 01434 250400. Thanks
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Ged M
January 2, 2018|
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Response from dogsnchocolate | Reviewed this property |
There are phones in the lodges. Can be used, free of charge.
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