Kielder

Forest Leader:  Mrs Sue Elliott, assisted by Miss Marion Morris

Kielder Forest is in Northumberland close to Kielder Water and is the largest man-made woodland in Europe.  Dominated by conifers, which cover over 75% of the planted area, Kielder is not just about trees, but is England's most important red squirrel reserve.  It also provides excellent habitat for many species of birds of prey and roe deer;  the Kielder 'Super Six' to spot are the osprey, red squirrel, pipistrelle bat, roe deer, salmon and otter.

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