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What better way to explore the great outdoors than on foot? With over 600 square kilometres of forest and over 26 miles of shoreline to choose from, Kielder Water & Forest Park is perfect for walking and hiking holidays or family days out. From challenging long distance trails to more leisurely family strolls - there's a multitude of forest walks to choose from. Discover twenty pieces of outdoor public art scattered across the Park along your way. And thanks to the Lakeside Way, a multi-user trail that follows the 26 mile Kielder Water shoreline, you can have a unique and beautiful walking experience. See www.visitkielder.com for more information.
Open all year
We loved the place it was beautiful!! Would go back again and recommend to anyone a lover of outdoors. Perfect for dog walks too.
Tarry11, Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
Went here on the 9th March after noticing it on Google maps and have never been. It costs five pounds to park, in line with other Forest Parks I have visited and enjoyed. It wasn't that busy, but definitely worth it. As it was a wet blizzard we done the smaller walk, IE, the Zog walk and enjoyed. We had a bite to eat which was ok and explored the castle downstairs. I world have liked some information about the castle instead of just the Forest Park as was interested....Felt like they where missing out on a trick there. It was free to enter.
Fun for all the family
WaltonReviews, Sedgefield, United Kingdom
A great place for those who love the outdoors. There are 27 miles of path and cycleways around the reservoir with a number of stopping off places to rest and have some food and drink.
Fabulous Zog walk
123robd123, Kendal, United Kingdom
New Zog walk based on the book. V sweet and nicely done. Starts at Kielder castle visitors centre and snakes it's way through the woods. It's about 1.5miles. Not suitable for pram, there are muddy sections and steps. Easily done in a carrier though. Lots to see. There is a pack you can buy for £3 which has a v cute mask, stickers and check list. Probably expensive for what's in there but supports a wonderful park. We'd loved the Gruffello walk at Grisdale before and this one didn't disappoint!
applefortheteacher, Dereham, United Kingdom
Always enjoy a drive through Keilder, but now that my partner is less mobile and cannot leave the car much, a few good birdwatching viewpoints would be good. We have a 4+4 which is helpful. Stunning place and well worth a visit at any time.