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Stick Man trail at Kielder Water and Forest Park

Join Stick Man on his forest adventure at Kielder Water and Forest Park. Set off with a hop and a twirl and help get Stick Man get back to the family tree!

Stick Man trail dates and information

The trail is open from 5 December 2015. It is aimed at younger children, but the whole family can enjoy finding the trail panels and completing fun activities as they go. No booking is required*.

Activity pack 

Set out on your twiggy adventure with the Stick Man activity pack! The pack contains the trail leaflet, activity sheets, pencil, crayon and pipe cleaners to make your Stick Man. Buy your activity pack from the cafe on site betweem 10:00am and 4.00pm, (5.00pm in Summer). Cost £3.

Opening times

8.00am until 6.00pm

Trail starting point

Kielder Castle. Follow the Duke's trail.

Length of trail

0.75 miles.


£4.50 all day or £1.50 for one hour.

*School groups

Self-led visits can be arranged by contacting the Kielder Castle rangers on 01434 250209 or

More information

Visit Kielder for more information on planning your visit, along with other activities available on site.

Copyright text: 2008 & TM Julia Donaldson/Axel Scheffler. Licensed by Magic Light Pictures Ltd.

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Last updated: 2nd August 2016

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What's Here?

  • Arts
  • Cafe
  • Castle
  • Cycling
  • Cycle wash
  • Information
  • Orienteering
  • Parking (chargeable)
  • Play area
  • Shop
  • Walking
  • Viewpoint
  • Toliets
  • Wildlife


OS Grid ref: NY632934
Postcode: NE48 1ER

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Kielder Castle

01434 250209
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