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Address: Leaplish Waterside Park, Kielder NE48 1BT, England
Phone Number: +44 845 155 0236
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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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Getting away from everything & loving it at Kielder

Just back from a fabulous stay at Kielder - missing it already. Stayed in one of the larger lodges (Hareshaw Superior) it had a glorious position, very private with wonderful view... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Newcastle upon Tyne
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Newcastle upon Tyne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just back from a fabulous stay at Kielder - missing it already. Stayed in one of the larger lodges (Hareshaw Superior) it had a glorious position, very private with wonderful view of the lake from the rear and hot tub. Inside the lodge was very clean and well equipped with everything we needed. The sofas were great quality as was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful place the log cabins are lovely and clean lovely long walks some log cabins have hot tubs ours didn't but had a whirl pool bath we will be back there was two things wrong the price of the beer £5_£4 a bottle which makes it £8_£10 a pint so we never went in and there was 15 of us... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely forest walk on the north shore from Falstone. Interesting sculptures and things to explore. Always nice to walk the dogs with no sheep danger.

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Thank dhahunter
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly , my 3 children aged between 3 and 7 did really enjoy this, but not for the unique theatrical experience that the Winter Wonderland offers. The big hits with them were the snow tube ride which is a giant white astro turf slide where you sit in a tyre, and the ice rink which is actually just plastic. These... More 

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Thank J_mummy73
Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

miles of scenic trails to walk, or hire a bike, but it wont be flat as a pancake. gorgeous scenery and so quite

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Thank Saphy J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Forest drive is a must. Finished off with a long walk on the lake. We also drove along the forest road which you pay a small fee for but it is well worth it. We met some locals who said the only problem is that in the summer there tends to be a lot of midges which bite. The autumn... More 

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Thank Lorraine H
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely place with great views all over. Nothing disappoints you there are plenty of places to park and look at the great views.

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Thank Holiday-Lady25
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131 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

A great place to visit with water sports, mountain bike trails and smashing walks in the forest. Well worth a visit.

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Thank fameboy67
Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Once we realised that £4.50 for parking, once paid entitled you to park in any of the car parks all day we were happy. We had travelled to make use of the hop on hop off boat as recommended in the literature we had picked up at our hotel but discovered that this only sailed on limited days, and not... More 

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Really enjoyable place to visit. Parked at Tower Knowe visitor centre (£4 to park but luckily when we visited the machine was broken so it was free). Cafe there is quite nice and it was good to watch the robins and chaffinches on the balcony. Good walks from the centre but pretty muddy so make sure you take boots with... More 

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