Category: Kielder



A Visit To Calvert Trust

Last week, Mrs Wifey and I visited Calvert Trust in order to give my wobbly bones some good old hydrotherapy. Calvert Trust specialises in offering accessible holidays and activities and is located right next to Kielder reservoir which is ideal for me when I need some good old water-based physio. Swimming is great for building
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The Cheviot Hotel, Bellingham

After a visit to The Knitted Bible in Bellingham yesterday, Mrs Wifey and I decided we deserved a delicious lunch and headed to The Cheviot Hotel. Nestled right on the the high street of the small, yet bustling, Northumberland village, The Cheviot is the perfect place to grab a hearty meal. Having picked a table
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7 Things You Can Do To Prepare For Floods

Last weekend Northumberland was hit hard by Storm Desmond and the resulting floods. My thoughts and prayers are with everyone who has been affected.Living in a rural location is amazing most of the time but when freak weather occurs, the dream can soon become a nightmare. There are a number of things you can do
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Father Christmas Arrives At Leaplish

On November 20th Leaplish Waterside Park hosted the first festive event of the season to launch their family-based Winter Wonderland. Despite the cold, Mrs Wifey and I wrapped up warm and headed into the forest to welcome Father Christmas. We arrived at Leaplish and went straight to the gift shop to check out the winter
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Chainsaws at Dawn

I was planning on writing all about bonfire night here in Kielder, but unfortunately I was stuck in hospital and missed the whole thing.  So how about some good old tree chopping? Last week Wifey and I got to witness the skills of a tree surgeon and local forestry workers dissecting the huge cherry tree
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