Welcome to Visit Kielder Places
The Walkfo guide to things to do & explore in Kielder

Visit Kielder PlacesVisit Kielder places using Walkfo for free guided tours of the best Kielder places to visit. A unique way to experience Kielder’s places, Walkfo allows you to explore Kielder as you would a museum or art gallery with audio guides.

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Kielder is a small, remote village in western Northumberland, England. The village is within three miles (five kilometres) of the Scottish border. When you visit Kielder, Walkfo brings Kielder places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Kielder Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Kielder

Visit Kielder – Walkfo’s stats for the places to visit

With 6 audio plaques & Kielder places for you to explore in the Kielder area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best Kielder places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

Kielder history

Kielder Castle was built by the Duke of Northumberland in 1775. Previous settlements were expanded in the 1950s by the Forestry Commission. Most of this housing has now been sold back to the private sector.

Kielder economy & business


The Forestry Act 1919 established the Forestry Commission with a purpose of forming a strategic reserve of timber for the country. The first plantings at Kielder were in 1926 when 800 hectares of coniferous trees were planted. A further 19,000 hectares (73 sq mi) of forest were purchased in 1932.


With the creation of Kielder Water in 1982 great strides have been taken to develop the area as a tourist destination. Leaplish Waterside Park by Northumbrian Water offers both accommodation and recreational facilities.

Kielder geography / climate

Kielder has the lowest level of light pollution in England – hence the construction of Kielders Observatory. It is claimed to have the lowest light pollution level in England – hence construction nearby.

Why visit Kielder with Walkfo Travel Guide App?

Visit Kielder PlacesYou can visit Kielder places with Walkfo Kielder to hear history at Kielder’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo Kielder has 6 places to visit in our interactive Kielder map, with amazing history, culture & travel facts you can explore the same way you would at a museum or art gallery with information audio headset. With Walkfo, you can travel by foot, bike or bus throughout Kielder, being in the moment, without digital distraction or limits to a specific walking route. Our historic audio walks, National Trust interactive audio experiences, digital tour guides for English Heritage locations are available at Kielder places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to Kielder & the surrounding areas.

“Curated content for millions of locations across the UK, with 6 audio facts unique to Kielder places in an interactive Kielder map you can explore.”

Walkfo: Visit Kielder Places Map
6 tourist, history, culture & geography spots


  Kielder historic spots

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Walkfo Kielder tourism map key: places to see & visit like National Trust sites, Blue Plaques, English Heritage locations & top tourist destinations in Kielder


Best Kielder places to visit

Kielder has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied Kielder’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo Kielder’s information audio spots:


Visit Kielder plaques

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Kielder has 0 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Kielder plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit Kielder using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Kielder plaque. Currently No Physical Plaques.