This forest is currently closed due to the recent storm. We hope to be open as soon as possible.
Visitor information
Opening hours
How to find us
Parking & prices
Facilities & access
Contact details

Opening hours

Sidwood is open from dawn to dusk daily.

How to find us

How to find us
Sidwood ,
Sat Nav Postcode: NE48 1NB
OS Grid Ref
NY 7795 8906

55.194794460511, -2.3523704827066

Parking and prices

There are no parking charges at Sidwood. 

Additional information

Number of accessible parking spaces: 0

There are no designated accessible parking spaces at this forest, have you seen our Easy Access trails page?

Facilities and access

Assistant dogs welcome
Picnic area

Contact details

Take a step back in time at Sidwood in Kielder Forest

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.

Formerly part of an old estate, some ancient trees and ornamental species remain from this time. This area is one of the best sites in Britain for preserved peles or bastles (medieval fortified farmhouses) and these can be discovered on the Tarset Bastle Trail. A second, shorter trail named Sidwood Trail, follows the Tarset Burn south through the old estate plantations. 

At a glance

  • 2 walking trails 
  • Picnic area
  • Dogs welcome
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