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A Night Safari at Kielder Castle

Hunt for the elusive night life of the forest including bats, owls and creepy crawlies of all descriptions. Join professional naturalist, Bruce Ferguson, on a night time expedition in search of some of the nocturnal inhabitants of the forest. In particular we’ll use a detector to help locate some of the bats that live in and around the forest.


Event details

When is the event?

Monday 13 August 2018

What time is it on?

9pm to 10.30pm

Who is this for?

Age 8+ accompanied by adult. Maximum of four children per adult

How much?

5 per person

Where to meet?

Kielder Castle

What to wear?

Dress for the weather, strong footwear, midge repellent and a head torch or small hand torch.

Do I need to book?

Booking essential: Tel 01388 529154 or

Dogs Allowed:



OS Grid ref: NY632936
Postcode: NE48 1ER

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Kielder Castle

01434 250209

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