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Kielder Water & Forest Park Discovery Pass benefits

Enjoy Kielder Water & Forest Park throughout the seasons with an annual Discovery Pass from the Forestry Commission.

Save money and time - get free car parking for one year

Support Kielder Water & Forest Park - help maintain the forest facilities for you and your family to enjoy

Discover more - receive the seasonal Discovery Pass e-newsletter packed with information about events, activities and wildlife in Kielder.

Enjoy more - Get great local and national discounts

Local Offers

Discovery Pass holders are excluded from Winter Wonderland at Kielder Waterside unless they have purchased an event ticket through the official website for Kielder Winter Wonderland.

  • 10% discount in the Leaplish and Tower Knowe Gift and Lifestyle shops. You will need to show your Discovery Pass card to claim the discount. The discount isn’t applicable on any food or drink items (including crisps, ice cream etc).
  • Discounted price of £8 instead of £10, for curator led art tours. These tours will explore Kielder Water & Forest Park's most well-known art works with a knowledgeable and experienced guide. For further details visit Kielder Curator Led Tours and state that you are a Discovery Pass holder upon booking. Your Discovery Pass card will need to be shown on the day.
  • 10% off bike hire at the Kielder Cycle Centre. Please quote that you’re a Discovery Pass holder upon booking. You will need to present your card on the day. For details of Kielder Cycle Centre visit
  • Discovery Pass holders can purchase a second ticket at half price, when a full priced ticket is purchased at Calvert Trust Kielder activity days. Go to for details.
  • Free tea or coffee at Carriages Tea Room, Bellingham, with any cake purchased.
  • Buy an annual membership to Revive at Kielder Waterside for £190 instead of £200. Call 01434 251000 for more information. Additional memberships also available

National Offers

  • 15% off* per person at Go Ape (excluding
    Nets kingdom) Excludes Saturdays, corporate events, gift vouchers and bank holidays until 31/12/18. Book online and quote the discount code supplied in your Discovery Pass welcome pack. Participation and supervision ratios apply, please visit for more information.

    Save 12.5%** with Forest Holidays
    Stay in a luxury cabin in one of ten idyllic Forestry Commission locations and save 12.5% off the price of the cabin. You can also save 17.5% when you book within 7 days of travel. This must be booked via the contact centre on 03330 110495. Offer valid using the discount code in your welcome pack, from now and for bookings made until 31/12/2018 and used before the 31/12/2019.
    ** The offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other Forest Holidays offer and applies to one cabin only per visit. The offer must be applied at the time of booking. Your Discovery Pass must be shown on arrival at the Forest Holidays location. The Discovery Pass holder must be the lead booker for the Forest Holiday in order to obtain the discount.

    •15%*** off Cotswold Outdoor
    •15%*** off Runners Need    
    •15%*** off Cycle Surgery    
    •15%*** off Snow and Rock   
    ***Terms and conditions apply: Not to be used in conjunction with any other offers or discounts. 10% discount only on bikes. Selected lines are exempt. For personal purchases only. Not to be shared with third parties or used against business purchases. Offer expires 31.12.18. Online purchases can be made using the code supplied in your Discovery Pass welcome pack.

  • 15%**** off and FREE Delivery at Muddy Puddles
    Muddy Puddles offer a wide range of waterproof outdoor clothing for kids, and as a Discovery Pass holder you can get an exclusive 15% off plus free delivery! Visit to browse their range.
    **** Please note that the 15% discount can be applied to any item that is not already on sale, and the delivery is free standard UK delivery. This discount is exclusive to Discovery Pass members only.

  • 25% off adult entry to Westonbirt Arboretum in Gloucestershire (excluding Events and Autumn). Note: Autumn (1 Oct- 15 Nov).

  • 10% discount on Trailbase guided trips with accommodation. See for more information.

  • 10% off Paramo clothing (plus 5% of your purchase goes direct to the friends of Bedgebury). Quote the code FOB2011 when you buy online or if buying direct from Paramo's London store or Wadhurst showroom.

  • Save £10 on your next Discovery Pass and support conservation projects with Ecotricity. Switch to Ecotricity as your energy provider, and you will receive a £10 discount on your next Discovery Pass. Ecotricity will also offer a £25 donation per fuel switch (gas or electricity - max £50 per household) to fund Forestry Commission conservation projects. Terms and Conditions apply, click here for details.

For the latest information, news and activities visit our Kielder Water & Forest Park pages.

Start saving  - Buy your Kielder Water & Forest Park Discovery Pass online now and enjoy visiting the forest straight away.

The one-year Discovery Pass costs £40.

We provide one parking permit per membership, however you are welcome to share it between two registered cars. If you require it, plastic permit holders are available to ensure that the pass does not get damaged during the transfer.

Last updated: 27th January 2018

What's of interest

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