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Kielder Water and Forest Park Walking Trails

View of Kielder Water, Kielder Water and Forest Park




Wax up those boots! Head over to Kielder for some amazing walks in this breathtakingly beautiful slice of Northumberland with big skies and long horizons.

A number of the trails listed below start from Kielder Castle, but there are also trailheads at Blakehopeburnhaugh (Redesdale), Sidwood and Warksburn.

A wider network of tracks and public rights of way criss-cross the forest. It is advised to take the OS Leisure map number 42 when exploring these tracks and let someone know where you are going and when you are expected back. Please come properly equipped to cope with the worst the Northumberland weather can throw at you.

Deadwater Walking Trail
  • Hard
Deadwater Walking Trail, Kielder Castle
Duchess Trail
  • Moderate
Duchess Trail, Kielder Castle
Duke's Trail
  • Moderate
Duke's Trail, Kielder Castle
Hindhope Linn
  • Moderate
Hindhope Linn, Blakehopeburnhaugh
Lakeside Way
  • Moderate
Lakeside Way, Kielder Castle
Sidwood Trail
  • Moderate
Sidwood Trail, Sidwood picnic site
  • Hard
Skyspace Walking Trail, Kielder Castle
Tarset Bastle Trail
  • Moderate
Tarset Bastle Trail, starting at Sidwood picnic site
Warksburn Walking Trail
  • Moderate
Warksburn Walking Trail, Warksburn picnic site
Last updated: 28th August 2017

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Postcode: NE48 1ER

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