Kielder Castle Forest Park Centre

Overview

Overview

Overlooking Kielder Village, the castle was the former hunting lodge for the Duke of Northumberland. Now it is home to both Kielder Forest and Birds of Kielder exhibitions as well as local collections of artwork at the Duchess art gallery. The Kielder Castle Cafe restaurant serves light snacks and hearty warming meals and is stocked with local maps to keep you on the right trail. Children can enjoy hours of fun at the adventure playground and Minotaur Maze and the start of the scenic Forest Drive in also nearby. The Castle is also the hub for mountain bike enthusiasts and is home to an exciting mountain bikes skills area, trials area and the start point for the single track mountain bike trails. Walkers and cyclists can find a series of trails starting here and as well as the opportunity to join the Lakeside Way. Facilities include parking, WC and nearby bike hire at The Kielder Cycle Centre.

Please see below for the opening times which includes Kielder Castle Cafe:-

Please note Duke's Pantry Café  and Castle exhibition will be:

Closed 24th to 26th December

Open 27th to 30th December

Closed 31st December to 1st January

Open 2nd to 6th January

Closed 7th January to 7th February

Duke's Pantry Café winter opening hours may vary, please keep an eye on their website for updates

Mon-Sun - the Main car park is open from 8.00-dusk and the Visitor centre and cafe is open from 11.00-16.00.

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Ticketing and entry prices for Kielder Castle Visitor Centre

Type Entry for Guide price
Free 1
£0.00
per ticket
Last admission to exhibition is half an hour before closing. Admission to exhibition is free, access through the cafe.
Indoors at Kielder Castle Visitor Centre Great Outdoors Attraction Indoors
Car parking available at Kielder Castle Visitor Centre Great Outdoors Attraction Car parking available
Credit / debit cards accepted at Kielder Castle Visitor Centre Great Outdoors Attraction Credit / debit cards accepted
Toilet Facilities at Kielder Castle Visitor Centre Great Outdoors Attraction Toilet facilities
Packed lunches available at Kielder Castle Visitor Centre Great Outdoors Attraction Packed lunches available
Picnic area at Kielder Castle Visitor Centre Great Outdoors Attraction Picnic area
Childrens facilities at Kielder Castle Visitor Centre Great Outdoors Attraction Childrens facilities
Restaurant / cafe on site at Kielder Castle Visitor Centre Great Outdoors Attraction Restaurant / Cafe on site
Cycle friendly at Kielder Castle Visitor Centre Great Outdoors Attraction Cycle friendly
Walker friendly at Kielder Castle Visitor Centre Great Outdoors Attraction Walker friendly
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URL: www.forestryengland.uk/kielder-castle

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