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Lakeside Way


39 km / 24 miles
This is a multi-user trail suitable for walkers, cyclists and horse riders providing access to some of the lesser known but most scenic parts of the lake shore. It is designed and constructed with gentle gradients making it suitable for less mobile people, push chairs and wheelchair users. The Lakeside Way is a fantastic opportunity for beginners and families to experience the Kielder Water & Forest Park environment at close quarters. The Lakeside Way, marked on OS maps now encircles Kielder Water.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Easy
Cycle Route
Horse Ride (Multi User)
Start and Finish: NY707882 - Hawkhope Car Park, Kielder Water, Northumberland View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Kielder Water & Forest Park - Lakeside Way


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 80
OS Landranger Active 80
OS Explorer 42
OS Explorer Active 42

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39.2 km (24.4 miles)
731 m (2,398 ft) ascent
229 m (751 ft)  maximum height

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