Visitors to Kielder Water & Forest Park can enjoy special guided tours of the area’s Art & Architecture installations when they launch later this month.

The first of the five, three-hour minibus tours, led by an experienced and knowledgeable guide, takes place on Wednesday, May 31.

Each tour gives visitors the opportunity to learn about the inspiration behind some of Kielder Art & Architecture’s most iconic pieces, as they head off the beaten track and into Kielder Forest.

Further tours take place on Sunday, June 4, Sunday, July 30, Sunday, August 13, and Wednesday, August 16. All run from 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

Lynn Turner, Director of Kielder Water & Forest Park Development Trust, said: “These tours take in Silvas Capitalis – the Forest Head, which is a real favourite with visitors, and much more. It’s a great way of getting out and seeing the installations around Kielder Water & Forest Park, and to learn the stories and inspiration behind them.”

Transport is provided, with some walking required. Warm, waterproof clothing and appropriate footwear are recommended.

Booking is essential and can be made on 0845 1550236. Prices are £10 per person, or £25 for a family ticket covering two adults and two children.

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