Tranquil lakes in Northumberland

Northumberland’s lakes and reservoirs

Idyllic locations
Clear waters, idyllic views, waterside walking routes and intriguing wildlife can all be expected at Northumberland’s lakes and reservoirs. Challenge yourself to watersports, explore cycling routes and traverse picturesque trails in our waterside locations.

Beauty spots and country parks

From breath-taking Derwent Reservoir in the North Pennines, to picturesque lakes in our Country Parks including Druridge Bay Country Park, Bolam Lake Country Park and Kielder Water and Forest, we have spots perfect for picnics, watersports , wildlife watching, bird spotting and adventures.

Lakeside locations

Seek out lakeside destinations in our remote villages boasting cobbled streets, stonefront cottages, flower-filled entryways and hidden gem beauty spots across the region. Whether you choose to explore some of the lakes along Northumberland’s coast, or in the heart of the countryside.

Waterside adventures and activities

Pack up your rod and go fishing on our clear lakes, or dig deeper and explore the water up close with our fantastic watersports, from paddleboarding at Druridge Bay Country Park, to fully accessible activities and watersports for everyone with Calvert Kielder.

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