The cottage is only one mile from Kielder Water and within the Gold Tier International Dark Sky Park. This is the largest dark sky park in Europe.
If you are a stargazer and photographer then make sure you pack your telescope and camera. You wouldn’t want to miss out on the brilliant night sky. Your canine companions can do some night exploring while you spend the time outdoors. Relax in the enclosed garden and enjoy the views of the fields. Do some cycling, walking, sailing and fishing at Kielder Water.
Visit the Kielder Observatory which is a centre for public outreach in the science of astronomy and physics. The centre offers the perfect opportunity for people from all walks of life and levels of interest to experience the brilliant visual splendour of the cosmos. There is an array of telescopes and instrumentation to explore space. This attraction is ideal for young and old. There is expert tuition for visitors who take part in featured events. Sit in the comfort of your classroom next to the log burning fire and take a tour of the universe.
Kielder Water and Forest Park offer a variety of activities all year round. The park is ideal for all ages. There are a number of reasons to visit the park. The most popular being the extraordinary scenery. Home to northern Europe’s largest man-made lake and England’s largest forest. the remoteness and clean air and water offer a fresh outdoor experience. This is the perfect getaway for nature lovers, water sports enthusiasts, explorers, walkers, cyclists and artists.