Useful links

Whether you want to chill out and recharge or pack in as much adventure as possible, you’ll find a wealth of activities, attractions and events right on the doorstep of our holiday cottages. Here are some links to a selection of these to give you a bit of inspiration!


Visit Northumberland
A comprehensive guide to the amazing discoveries and and unforgettable experiences on offer to visitors to Northumberland.

Kielder Observatory
The ultimate place to enjoy Kielder’s famous dark skies!

Kielder Waterside Park
Find out more about the activities and adventures on offer in the Kielder area.

Tripadvisor – Things to do in the Scottish Borders
A selection of some of the superb activities, attractions and events you can experience during your stay.

Hermitage Castle
An awesome, eerie ruin which has plenty of tales to tell of a history filled with intrigue, murder, torture and treason!

Days Out With The Kids (DOWTK) – Newcastleton
Fun things for families to do in Newcastleton.

Visit Newcastleton website
Activities in and around Newcastleton.

Tripadvisor – Things to do in Kielder
Tripadvisors’ Ten highest rated activities and experiences at Kielder.

Calvert Trust
Days, holidays, and experiences where relaxation meets fun, learning, exploration and adventure.

Borders Distillery
This was the very first Scotch Whisky distillery to operate in the region, established in 1837. ‘Taste the spirit of the Borders.’

Kielder Water & Forest Park Art & Architecture
Information on interesting art and architecture in the Kielder area

The Kielder Marathon
Join the events-filled weekend at Kielder, culminating in Britain’s Most Beautiful Marathon. Featuring Kielder 10K, Kielder Run Bike Run, Kielder Half Marathon

Mountain Biking

Cycling and mountain biking trails at Kielder

Tripadvisor – Things to do near 7 Stanes
More inspiration for activities and experiences in the local area.

Newcastleton Forest
Rolling forest perfect for mountain biking, hiking and exploring

The Best Trails in Newcastleton
A guide to the best mountain biking trails in Newcastleton Forest

Visit Scotland – Newcastleton 7Stanes
The Visit Scotland guide to the superb trails for all levels at Newcastleton

The Bike Place

Places to eat near in the Kielder area

Places to eat in the Saughtree and Newcastleton area