Kielder Water

Kielder Water

Overview

Home to the biggest man-made lake in northern Europe and the biggest working forest in England, covering 250 square miles.

Hostels nearby

Kielder Water

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Map references

OS Grid Ref: NY839833

Lat/Lng: 55.143922, -2.252962

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Other things to do nearby

Cragside, Rothbury

Cragside House and Gardens

The home of Victorian inventor and landscape genius Lord Armstrong. Crammed full of ingenious gadgets, and the first house to be lit by hydro-electricity. Visit the National Trust website page

Art gallery

Allendale Forge Studios

A co-operative group of volunteers, producers, artists and makers promoting small businesses and the beautiful North Pennines landscape through the Allendale Forge Studios Art and Craft Centre. Vis

climbing

Climbing in Bellingham

Callerhues crag is popular. It’s a very bold sort of crag - but one worth tackling! Routes tend to be hard, but short.

cycling

Cycling in Bellingham

YHA Bellingham is a natural stop-off point on the challenging Rievers Route. There are plenty of on and off road trails in the beautiful National Park.

Vindolanda

Vindolanda

This Roman fort is just south of Hadrian's Wall and is great for learning more about the local history.

The Roman Army Museum

The Roman Army Museum

Based at the site of Carvoran Roman Fort, the Roman Army Museum is an authentic and dramatic tribute to Rome’s extraordinary military legacy. Visit the website

Reivers Cycle Route

Reivers Cycle Route

The alternative 120 mile route across northern England through the land of the Border Reivers.

The Pennine Way

The Pennine Way

Steeped in history, this National Trail chases along the mountain tops along the rugged backbone of England and offers 268 miles of the finest upland walking in England.

Digital Landscapes at The Sill

Digital Landscapes at The Sill

Northumberland National Park is launching an exciting new exhibition at The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre this summer. Open from 2 July to 30 September, ‘Digital Landscapes’ is an innov

Housestead Roman Fort

Housestead Roman Fort

2.7 miles Housesteads Roman Fort is the remains of an auxiliary fort on Hadrian's Wall.

Old gaol door and grill

Hexham Old Gaol

The oldest purpose built prison in England, Hexham Old Gaol will give you an insight into crime and punishment in medieval Northumberland. Visit the Gaol website

Events and guided walks at The Sill

Events and guided walks at The Sill

Welcome to Northumberland National Park! This summer we are looking back to the start of National Parks and also looking forward to all the great green action that can be done to keep our National

Garden setting for afternoon tea

The Garden Station

Enjoy the tranquility and natural planting of this unique garden developed along the former railway track.  Enjoy an english country afternoon tea while here. Visit the Station website

Climbing

Climbing near Alnwick

Simonside (near Rothbury) has three fine crags, the northern scarps of the moors to the north of Rothbury offer brilliant climbing.  Further west are Sandy Crag, Linshiels, The Drakestone and Sou