Small sections of the south shore path are now open with diversion following Storm Arwen damage to Kielder. The north shore path is open with diversions in place. - See latest information

Lakeside way

This multi-user path offers visitors to Kielder Water & Forest Park a truly unique experience giving access to the most scenic parts of the lake shore and the opportunity to get up close to some of Kielder’s abundant wildlife.

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Trail information

Kielder Castle, Kielder, NE48 1ER
This is a multi-use trail so please be aware of other users on this trail, including cyclists, walkers, horse riders and forest vehicles.
Grade - Blue
Is this grade for you?
Blue grade trails are suitable for intermediate cyclists or mountain bikers with basic off-road riding skills.
Trail Length
26 miles (42 km)