Hindhope Linn

Visitor information

Treat your senses with an outdoor adventure at Hindhope Linn, Kielder Forest's best kept secret! 

At the northern end of Kielder Forest Drive, Blakehopeburnhaugh is the starting point for the Hindhope Linn walking trail. The trail leads you to the spectacular waterfall in an enchanting dell, a local sight not to be missed!

Reward yourself with a tasty picnic after your forest adventure or if you're keen to discover more, venture over to the Pennine Way long-distance footpath, accessible from the car park. 

At a glance

  • Walking trail 
  • Hindhope Linn Waterfall
  • Picnic benches
  • Dogs welcome 

Things to do

Hindhope Linn is a spectacular waterfall in a quiet, enchanting dell.

To access the trail, follow the forest road past Blakehopeburnhaugh Farm. Take the path overlooking Blakehope Burn and the magical waterfall. Other features of the walk are the areas of old Scots Pine and larch, living reminders of the ancient forest of the area.

Blakehopeburnhaugh is at the northern end of the Kielder Forest Drive and is the starting point for the Hindhope Linn walking trail. Here you will also find two picnic areas, a toilet block (open April-October) and access onto the Pennine Way long-distance footpath.

Enjoy a tasty treat in the forest at our picnic area, just bring along good food and company!

There are two picnic areas and a toilet block next to the car park. 

To prevent forest fires and reduce waste, please do not bring any barbecues into our forests.

Nearby forests

small un-surfaced trail winding through dark autumnal trees to lake in the distance

With two nearby walking trails and a picnic area, Sidwood is at the heart of this delightful part of Kielder Forest, just two miles from the village of Greenhaugh.

Rolling hills with shades of green and brown on a sunny day

Explore the great network of public footpaths at Harbottle or venture to the ancient Drake Stone to experience the mythical atmosphere and stunning views.

Holystone Woods, Rothbury

Holystone is tucked away in a quiet corner of Coquetdale. The peace and tranquillity of the area attracted a religious order that built a nunnery here in the twelfth century, around which Holystone village grew.

The nunnery has long gone, but the tranquil surroundings remain, offering beautiful walks.

There are waterfalls, crags and plenty of aged broadleaved woodlands which are a delight to walk in at any time of year.

Kielder Castle

A visit to Kielder Castle visitor centre will uncover many surprises.

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