The Osprey Ferry

Kielder Water
NE48 1ER

01434 251000

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The 60 seat motor cruiser 'The Osprey' ferry is an ideal way to see Kielder Water in comfort as well as providing an opportunity to learn more about the history of the reservoir and the area. Refreshments and toilet available onboard. Sailings call at Kielder Waterside Park, Tower Knowe Visitor Centre and Belvedere (please check timetable for more information). It is also a great way to add to your Lakeside Way experience. The multi user trail encircles Kielder Water stretching for 27 miles. If you don’t want to walk or cycle the entire route, simply use the ferry for your return journey. We have facilities for bikes, wheelchairs and pushchairs on board (but space is limited). Tickets can be purchased at Kielder Waterside Park or Tower Knowe Visitor Centre. Please check with reception at Kielder Waterside Park (01434 251 000) when booking as times and prices may be subject to change. The cruiser can also be hired for private parties, telephone Kielder Waterside Park reception on the above number.


The Osprey Ferry takes place at ...
Kielder Waterside, Kielder(Nature and Wildlife)
The Osprey Ferry features in the itinerary...
Family Fun
Day Trip Must Sees
Camping in Kielder

Ticketing and entry prices for The Osprey Ferry

Type Entry for Guide price
(Adult )
day ticket
(Option 2)
day ticket
(Option 3)
day ticket
(Family 2 + 1)
day ticket
(Family 2+2)
day ticket
(Family 2+3)
day ticket
Part Journeys Leaplish to Tower Knowe £4.60 Tower Knowe to Leaplish £5.60 Belvedere to Leaplish £4.60 Belvedere to Tower Knowe £5.60 Tower Knowe to Belvedere £4.60 Leaplish to Belvedere £5.60 ................ Groups over 20 Adult/over 60's - £5.40 Child - £3.90 *Not full journeys
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George D,
Can not fault Kielder at all we’ll worth a visit for a day if you can not stay Longer The air alone is great ,clean and fresh Plenty of wildlife also

Simply stunning

Tim F,
Whilst only scraping the surface of what the location had to offer it is somewhere I’d go back too. Some excellent trails and the forest drive was well worth doing

Various and wide interesting things to rnjoy

bradders242, Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
With walking our priority this was more than satisfied but in visiting the various venues there is much to do

Bull Crag peninsula walk

Rolfies, lincolnshire
Smashing walk around the peninsula, around six miles, slightly undulating but good path. Great views of the water, reasonably well signposted. Not many places to perch for a brew. Saw deer, rabbits, a huge selection of weird and wonderful fungi but alas no red squirrels!

Forrest drive.

GTSSurrey, Bisley, United Kingdom
The Kielder Forest drive runs between Blakehopeburnhaugh on the A68 and Kielder castle and can be driven or ridden in either direction for a small toll (around £5 per day). The roadway is used by timber trucks so can be a bit bumpy and as a working forest road is a bit bumpy in places so not suitable for low slung vehicles; there is limited (in practice no) mobile phone signal for most of the 12 mile length of the road. All that said the road takes you through some beautiful sights across the forest and into some of the really quiet and less visited parts of the landscape so it is, in my opinion, worth the drive and the toll. Vehicles are going to get dusty or dirty (depending on the amount of rainfall) and don't follow too close if you want to avoid a chipped screen. Other than those concerns the roadway is a must visit in my opinion and we really enjoy the trip no matter how many times we travel the road; there is always something new to see if you take to time to look.



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