Kielder Reservoir

Kielder Reservoir is a large artificial reservoir in Northumberland and is classed as the largest artificial lake in the UK by capacity and is surrounded by Kielder Forest, the largest man-made woodland in Europe. It was planned in the late 60's and is owned by Northumbria Water, holding 200 billion litres of water and having a 27.5 mile shoreline.


Kielder Water in Northumberland

Kielder Marathon Weekend: Kielder goes the extra mile for sporting events

The launch of the Dark Skies Marathon is the latest in an impressive line up of physical challenges set against the breathtaking backdrop

Kielder Water

Haven for threatened fish at Kielder Water

A haven for one of Britain’s rarest fish species has been created at Kielder Water amid fears the breed could become extinct in its native Cumbrian habitat

By George – the fishings not bad!

GEORGE BARKER took advantage of the better sport on the Bywell Syndicate beat to reel in a 17lb sea-liced beauty.

Fishing beat reeled in for a cool £200,000 plus

A fishing beat on the Tyne owned by the same family for more than 100 years has sold for almost treble the asking price - more than £200,000 - at auction.

Price for beat is a whopper

A fishing beat on the Tyne owned by the same family for more than 100 years is expected to go for double the asking price when bidding closes today.

River beat up for sale with £85,000 price tag

It is very rare land goes on sale in Northumberland for as little as £85,000, but this particular plot is very special - it has a river running through it.

Childminder Joyce takes over the nursery

A recent switch in careers saw Joyce Hunt exchange one nursery for another.

Is our glass half full, or brim-full?

A couple of weeks ago, I referred to the Teessider's innate pessimism.


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