Kielder Waterside and the wider forest park offers you a wide range of activities to tire you out or chill you out. Extend your stay in a luxurious lodge at the heart of this spellbinding countryside retreat.

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About Kielder

Kielder Waterside is both your tranquil retreat and ultimate outdoor adventure playground.

You’ll find ways to bond and make lasting memories during your visit with a wide variety of activities to suit all tastes – from relaxation to competitive group challenges.

Big fun for little adventurers is always on the agenda at Kielder Waterside. Come rain or shine, your little ones will discover a world of fun with our collection of outdoor games, several play parks and educational activities too.

Take your time and recharge your batteries with a relaxing day fishing at many tranquil spots on the reservoir. And with Go Active activities galore, watersports, walking and cycling routes to satisfy beginners and fanatics; Kielder has it all. Plan a pamper day with the girls, a family stay in a luxury lodge or a romantic stroll with the other half beneath the magical dark skies.

Kielder Waterside wants to give you the best trip you have ever had.


Please can we remind all visitors that entering the water for unauthorised swimming, water sports / inflatables fun or just for a quick cool down is not allowed. We like to keep all our visitors safe and to do this we must request that you stay out of the water and its hidden dangers at all times.


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Picnic Area



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Where to find us

Always follow the brown signs

Coming from Jedburgh/the northeast of Scotland take the A68 heading south then the B6320 from Otterburn to Bellingham. Follow the brown signs to Kielder Water & Forest Park.

Those travelling from the north-west of Scotland should follow the A7. Leave the road at Canonbie to join the B6357 to Newcastleton and Kielder Water & Forest Park is signposted from there.

From Newcastle or Carlisle follow the A69 to Hexham then follow the B6320 to Bellingham (brown – signed Kielder Water & Forest Park) and then the C200 to Kielder Water & Forest Park.

In all instances always follow the brown signs for Kielder Water & Forest Park; Landal Kielder Waterside is within the park.

Find us using sat nav:
NE48 1BT/1BX

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