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Kielder Wildwood Project

Kielder Wildwood Project

Kielder Wildwood Project is to receive a grant of over £20,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The aim is to plant around thirty thousand new trees including scotch pine, alder, birch, mountain ash, willow and juniper. The trees will be planted in a two kilometre piece of land at Kielderhead National Nature Reserve, a large undisturbed moorland. The new woodland would see a wider range of...
Read more25th January 2017



Tall Ships Arrive in Northumberland

Tall Ships Arrive in Northumberland

Up to 30 of the tallest ships will be sailing into Blyth, Northumberland on the 26 August for a four day spectacular event. Visitors will be able to see some wonderful ships as well as other attractions along the mile and a half parade. There will be nightly fireworks, live music and parades to keep visitors of all ages entertained. Visitors will be able to see the tall ships from the Quayside as...
Read more11th August 2016



Breeding success at Kielder

Breeding success at Kielder

This year has been the most successful yet for breeding Ospreys at Kielder. Nine chicks have already fledged with a further two to fledge very soon. This will mean that since 2009 a total of 42 Osprey chicks will have been born in the forest. Links can be found at www.visitkielder.com to enable access to video footage of the comings and goings at the nests.
Read more03rd August 2016



Kielder Awarded Heritage Lottery Fund Grant

Kielder Awarded Heritage Lottery Fund Grant

The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded Kielder Water and Forest Park Development Trust a grant of over £17,000 to develop its Living Wild at Kielder Project. The venture will aid visitors to the area improve their knowledge of wildlife in the forest through the development of 'nature hubs'. Wildlife trails will be created in the local area with the support of the local community in areas like...
Read more10th January 2016



Entries for 2016 Kielder Marathon

Entries for 2016 Kielder Marathon

Participants can sign up for the 2016 Marathon Events from 10 November 2015. Demand for places in this race grows year on year with about 3000 people taking part in the race in 2015. The 10K run will take place on Saturday 1 October with the Marathon and half Marathon taking place on Sunday 2 October. The event has a new website, www.kieldermarathon.com where more information about this...
Read more15th November 2015



Winter Wonderland 2015

Winter Wonderland 2015

Tickets for 2015 Winterwonderland are on sale from the 17 September. The event will run every weekend from 21 November until 22 December. The whole family will have the chance to take home gifts as well as enjoy the many activities, ice skating, snow tubbing and a visit to see the Snowy Owl at the Bird of Prey Centre. For the first time families will be able to meet Santa's Reindeer who will be...
Read more05th September 2015




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