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Kielder Water & Forest Park

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Address: Leaplish Waterside Park, Kielder NE48 1BT, England
Phone Number: 0845 155 0236
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Description: Plenty to see and do all year round. Ideal for all ages.There are many...
Plenty to see and do all year round. Ideal for all ages.There are many reasons to visit; the most popular being the distinctive scenery. Home to northern Europe's largest man-made lake and England's largest forest, the Park's remoteness and clean air and water offer a fresh outdoor experience.Nature lovers, water sports enthusiasts, explorers, walkers, cyclists, artists, families ... perfect for anyone looking to escape, set their own agenda and create new experiences.
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Nothing to dislike, the views are magnificent, It is all well signposted. Plenty of places to get something to eat and drink.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Nothing to dislike, the views are magnificent, It is all well signposted. Plenty of places to get something to eat and drink.

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Appleby
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

This place is fantastic for just getting away from it all, but with things to see and do as well - I use this as a place to run, but walkers and bikers are just at home.... lots of things to see around the lake which break up the route.... Go and enjoy you wont regret it

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

If your wanting a change and a lovely day out in the countryside this is definately a place to try. There is something for everyone. Whatever age there something to do.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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109 reviews 109 reviews
25 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Kielder is man made and so may contribute to how well organised it actually is. You can see that a lot of thought has gone into planning the area. It is very understated, it isn't planned to hold tens of thousands of tourists at any one time and become some great resort. The cycling routes are fantastic, we went round... More 

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Super location for cycling. All the paths are ideal and very well marked and sign posted. Some interesting sculptures throughout too.

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tyne& wear
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4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Staying in cottage in area as there is just so much to do from walking biking and loads of trails for kids and dog to tire them out then theres the quite if you just want to chill and at night if the sky is clear you are in a dark sky area so to look up is a wonder... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We loved our lodge at Kielder Forest Park with the most amazing views overlooking the lake greatly helped by sunny weather. The hot tub was a big hit with our teenage girls. Plenty to do on site and we managed to fit in a couple of walks, great paths and scenery. Would definitely return.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
23 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

We drove from newcastle and stopped off at hawk hope car park with a picnic, there are tables there. We then drove on to tower knowe visitors centre and had half an hours walk on the trail to the left of there. The visitors centre has lots of lovely gifts. There is a coffee machine, cold drinks and icecreams in... More 

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Colne, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
26 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We took our bikes and did the twenty seven mile Lake side way which is a full lap of the lake. Really enjoyed it plenty of ups and downs but a good clear path all the way round. It also has a few attractions dotted around the path a couple of which were well worth the slight detour. Do it,... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

We went just to admire the scenery and relax.Beautiful place and very tranquil.The carvery at the boat house in was delicious :) Recommend a day out here to anyone!

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