Family bushcraft activities

Bushcrafts, wild food foraging, red squirrel and forest wildlife safaris bird watching and family activities at Kielder in the North East of England

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Wild North Discovery at Kielder Water and Forest Park in partnership with the Forestry Commission 

We run a busy events programme at Kielder Water and Forest Park. The activities range from wildlife and nature exploration to bushcrafts and survival activities. In addition to the programmed activities at Kielder Castle you can also book an activity from our full range for a day and time that suits you; just drop us an email or give us a ring 01388 529154 and tell us what you'd like to do.

Follow this link for activities at Kielder Waterside (Leaplish).

Please select a link in the table below for more information about a specific event.

Events Calendar Kielder Castle 2020

April 5 Sunday Forest Wildlife Safari

8 Wednesday
Red Squirrels Safari

11 Saturday
Essential Bushcraft Survival Skills

13 Easter Monday Family Bushcrafts

14 Tuesday Dark Skies Star Gazing
May26 Tuesday Family Bushcrafts

4 Tuesday Wilderness survival challenge - 8 to 13 years old

11 Tuesday A Night Safari at Kielder Castle

16 Sunday Essential Bushcraft Survival Skills

18 Tuesday
Red Squirrels Safari

25 Tuesday Forest Wildlife Safari

10 Saturday Foraging for Edible Wild Mushrooms

26 Monday Dark Skies Star Gazing

1 Sunday Essential Bushcraft Survival Skills

Gift Vouchers

The ideal present; buy a half or full day activity gift voucher open for use on any of our activities emailed direct to you.

"Enlightening. Will make me look at the wild in a whole new way"

"Just wanted to say how much we enjoyed Saturday – the boys really did enjoy it, both of them made a point of saying to us how good it had been!"

"Good family session – cool, epic and awesome apparently."

"Great experience, very interesting, informative, relaxed, easy going and fun. Would love to come back again maybe specialising in certain areas and will recommend to others"