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Welcome to Castle Cottage, Kielder


Castle Cottage has an enviable location in Kielder Forest Park and a fabulous view of Kielder Castle.  

With 2 bedrooms, we can comfortably accommodate 4/5 guests. Two well behaved dogs are also welcome.


The area is famous for its International Dark Sky status and we are only 2.5 miles from award winning Kielder Observatory with its wide range of stargazing events.   


Castle Cottage is equally perfect for a peaceful relaxing break or an adventure packed holiday - enjoy outdoor activities by day and be mesmerised by our spectacular dark skies at night.



Over 200 years old and originally part of the Duke of Northumberlands stable block, Castle Cottage is a 2 bedroom, single storey, self-catering holiday cottage.  Access is via steps or ramp to the cosy interior which comprises :

  • Porch and entrance hallway.

  • Lounge with wood burning stove, two sofas, Smart TV, high speed broadband and portable bluetooth speaker

  • Kitchen and Dining Room with electric oven and induction hob, 2 x under counter fridges with iceboxes, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, kettle & toaster.  Dining table and 4 chairs.  

  • Bathroom - Bath with overhead shower, WC & wash basin

  • Master Bedroom with King size bed.  A folding single guest bed is also available on request.

  • Second bedroom with double bed

  • Bed linen, towels and linen are provided

Enjoy our spacious gardens; red squirrels and a variety of birds are regular visitors !

Our private rear garden is fully enclosed and has a large summer house together with a range of garden furniture for relaxing and outdoor dining.   

Bring your bikes - we have secure bike storage together with off road parking for 2/3 vehicles. 

The vast forest surrounding Kielder Water has numerous bike trails, walks and art projects to explore together with 3 visitor centres.  You won't be short of outdoor pursuits with walking, cycling, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, sailing, crazy golf and archery to choose from together with Lakeside swimming pool and gym.  Hire a bike to explore or choose to relax with a cruise on the Osprey Ferry.    

Visit Kielder Salmon Centre, escape from the Minotaur Maze or follow the Zog trail !   

Kielder has an abundance of wildlife including red squirrels, roe deer and osprey.  Kielder Bird of Prey Centre is also well worth a visit.


Kielder Village and local pub are within 1 mile.  Bellingham is 19 miles distant and Hexham 32 miles.  If you would like to explore Northumberland and the Scottish Borders during your stay; Hadrians Wall and the Northumbrian coast are within driving distance and we are only 5 miles from the Scottish Border.

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Red Squirrels

We are lucky to have red squirrels as regular garden visitors. 

Follow our YouTube channel to see our favourite clips !

Kielder Activities

Art & architecture, outdoor activities, wildlife and stargazing - Kielder  has it all !               

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