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  Kielder Water - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kielder Water is a large man-made lake cradled within Kielder Forest and set deep within the Northumberland landscape in northern England.
The lake is owned by Northumbrian Water, and holds 200 billion litres of water, making it the largest reservoir in the United Kingdom by capacity (Rutland Water is the largest by surface area).
There are two main visitor centres at Kielder Water - Leaplish waterside park and Tower Knowe visitor centre - and other facilites at Kielder, Falstone and Stannersburn villages.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kielder_Water   (140 words)

  
 Kielder Water   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Kielder Water is Northern Europe 's largest man-made lake, cradled within the spectacular Kielder Forest park and set deep within the romantic Northumberland landscape.
Kielder Water Bird of Prey and Falconry Centre An opportunity to meet, see and hear owls and birds of prey (falcons, hawks, buzzards, vultures) from around the world and learn about the ancient sport of falconry.
Kielder Water Sailing Club A sailing club for dinghies, catamarans and windsurfers, situated in Northeast England.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Kielder_Water.html   (634 words)

  
 kielder water   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Kielder Water is Britain's largest man-made lake, cradled within Kielder Forest and set deep within the Northumberland landscape.
The lake is owned by Northumbrian Water, and holds 200 billion litres of water to ensure the people and industry of North East England always have enough for their needs.
Local tourist literature claims that if every person on Earth had their own toilet, each one could be flushed five times and still not enough water would have been used to empty Kielder Water.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /kielder_water.html   (205 words)

  
 Kielder Water Sailing Club
Kielder Water is located in the heart of Northumberland.
Kielder Water itself is well signposted from most major roads in Northumberland.
For a general guide to the location of Kielder Water an Ordinance Survey map can be found here with an arrow pointing to the rough location of the sailing club.
www.kielderwatersc.org /info.html   (886 words)

  
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Kielder is a great base for walking and exploring both the lake and forest.
Kielder Water is one of the largest man made reservoirs in Northern Europe with a surface area of 1068 hectares and Kielder Forest is the largest in Britain covering over 600 kilometres.
The construction of Kielder Water started in 1975 and was completed in 1982 to meet the ever-increasing water requirements of the North East of England.
members.lycos.co.uk /cheviotwalks/html/kielder.html   (233 words)

  
 Friends of the Earth: Briefing: THE ENVIRONMENTAL THREATS OF THE KIELDER TRANSFER SCHEME
A brief history of the Kielder Water scheme is given in section 2 while the main body of the briefing examines the scoping study of the Tees transfer scheme, carried out for Yorkshire Water Services (section 3).
In the Dee estuary the effects of reservoir water, released at a different temperature to river water, was observed to affect fish distribution at a distance of 50km.
Water confined in the Tees- Swale pipeline when it is not operating may be subject to more temperature variation than in the Tyne-Tees tunnel.
www.foe.co.uk /resource/briefings/kielder_transfer_scheme.html   (4193 words)

  
 Jonathan Sherratt's Research: Vole Dynamics in Kielder
Kielder Forest is a large area of managed woodland on the border between Scotland and England.
The colours indicate vole density (red=high, blue=low) and the "hole" in the middle is a representation of Kielder Water.
Thus for Kielder Water, which long and thin, it is the length that controls periodic wave selection.
www.ma.hw.ac.uk /~jas/researchinterests/kielder.html   (523 words)

  
 Kielder Water and Forest: Northumberland's finest location for Cycling, Walking, Fishing, Watersports, Business ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Kielder has many accommodation facilities ranging from bed and breakfast and self catering cabins to caravan and camp sites and wild backpack sites.
This trail traces the route of the Border Counties Railway, (operational from 1862 to 1956), from Kielder village to the Scottish Border.
Starting at Kielder Castle Forest Park Centre the trail leads uphill for a short distance then levels out for 2 miles on the tarmac section of the Forest Drive toll road, which is used by vehicular traffic.
www.kielder.org /cycling.htm   (4210 words)

  
 Kielder Water   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Kielder Water is Britain 's largest man-made lake, cradled within Kielder Forest and set deepwithin the Northumberland landscape.
The lake is owned by Northumbrian Water, and holds 200 billion litres of water toensure the people and industry of North East England alwayshave enough for their needs.
It is also one of the region's major tourist venues, attracting over a quarter ofa million visitors a year who come to enjoy the wide range of leisure opportunities on offer.
www.therfcc.org /kielder-water-76127.html   (154 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Kielder Water
A lake is a body of water surrounded by land.
Sitka Spruce growing in Kielder Forest Kielder Forest is a large forestry plantation in Northumberland.
A falling water droplet Water (from the Anglo-Saxon and Low German wæter) is a colourless, tasteless, and odourless substance that is essential to all known forms of life and is the most universal solvent.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Kielder-Water   (384 words)

  
 Large Text Kielder Water & Forest Northumberland Northumbria England UK GB   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Large Text Kielder Water & Forest Northumberland Northumbria England UK GB This plain text version of the page is designed for printing and use by speech browsers.
It is the main reason why there are never any water shortages in Northumberland (unlike many other parts of England) even though the county as a whole is one of the driest in the country.
Kielder's quiet beauty is enhanced by a range of activities including walking, sailing and other watersports, fishing and a ferry cruiser.
www.northumberland.gov.uk /VG/large_text_kielder_forest.htm   (117 words)

  
 Kielder Water
With Kielder being around 525 feet above sea level it tends to be a bit on the cold side, with all the November trials were preceded by at least a week of hard frosts.
It was hoped that the fish would be higher in the water, and with the help of fish finders it was proved despite a couple of hard frost a few days before the event.
With Kielder being approximately 2700 acres and up to 170 feet deep there is every chance that there are some monster brown trout, and some people think there could be some land locked salmon and sea trout.
www.users.totalise.co.uk /~robmurray/kielder.htm   (423 words)

  
 Keilder, C2C & Reivers plus Coast and Castles: The Complete B&B Cycling Guides   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A wild and romantic place, Kielder Water is in the heart of Border Reiver country.
Former hunting lodge of the Duke of Northumberland overlooks Kielder Village and is open daily from April to October.
Situated at the head of the reservoir Kielder was once in a wild and uncultivated country surrounded by moors and bogs.
www.mediafolk.co.uk /c2c/kielder.html   (472 words)

  
 Kielder Conference, Team Building, Training Venue, Northumberland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Profile: Kielder Water and Forest Park, set in the heart of Northumberland, boasts the largest forest in England and the largest reservoir in North West Europe as its backdrop.
This spectacular expanse of Kielder Water, with its twenty seven mile shoreline encompassed by pine forest and heather moorland, offers you a truly stunning location for an away from it all holiday or day trip.
The spectacular expanse of Kielder Water, with its twenty-seven mile shoreline encompassed by pine forest and heather moorland, offers you a truly stunning location for an away from it all experience.
www.chooseyourticket.com /venueprofile.asp?cid=3054   (361 words)

  
 Kielder Water   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Kielder Water is one of the largest man-made lakes in Europe.
Situated in the heart of Kielder Forest in Northumberland, it was completed in 1982 and has a shoreline of around 27 miles.
There are many "official" cycle tracks in the area; these are graded from "easy" through to "demanding", so - obviously - not all of the routes are suitable for family cycling.
www.cycle-tracks.co.uk /Cycling/Kielder1.html   (90 words)

  
 Kielder Reservoir and River North Tyne
Construction of the Kielder scheme commenced in 1976, and the dam was closed in 1980 forming an 11 km long reservoir covering an area of 1086 hectares with a maximum depth of 52 m.
The research programme was designed to investigate the environmental impact of the operation of Kielder dam on each stage in the life history of the salmonid population ; the stages of spawning, swim-up and early development, and adult fish.
Analysis of results of water quality, discharge data and water temperature suggested three particular phenomena associated with the operation of the Kielder scheme as the likely causal agents for changes to both the fish and invertebrate populations below the dam.
lorien.ncl.ac.uk /ming/cleantech/kielder-reservoir-north-tyne.htm   (1199 words)

  
 Kielder Forest - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kielder Forest is a large forestry plantation in Northumberland.
There is a large reservoir, Kielder Water at the heart of the forest.
The forest is owned and managed by the Forestry Commission.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kielder_Forest   (97 words)

  
 Kielder - The great outdoors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The landscape around Kielder Water and Forest Park has become the home of a unique collection of visual art and architecture, inspiring artists and architects to create work in response to its vastness and beauty.
Kielder Castle, a former hunting lodge for the Duke of Northumberland overlooks Kielder Village.
A 120 acre area of Kielder Water is set aside for water skiing, to ski in this area you need to contact the Kielder Water ski club on 01434 250161.
www.nwl.co.uk /leisure/kielder/outdoors.asp?channel=2&top=59&header=177   (857 words)

  
 BBC Radio 4 - Open Country - 6 September 2003
Helen Mark walks around the west bank of Kielder Water to the village of Kielder, which is said to be England’s remotest.
Kielder Water in the north east of England, created 21 years ago, is the largest man-made body of water in Britain.
Its main function is to provide drinking water to towns and cities in the north east but it is now also an important place for recreation.
www.bbc.co.uk /radio4/factual/opencountry_20030906.shtml   (441 words)

  
 Forestry Commission - Kielder (England - Northumberland)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Kielder Village, Bellingham, Hexham, Newcastle, Jedburgh, and Hawick.
From the village of Bellingham, which lies 17 miles north of Hexham, follow signs to Kielder Water and Forest Park which will take you onto the C200 - the road which runs adjacent to the southern shore of Kielder Water.
Access to the forest can be gained from a number of points along the C200, alternatively continue to Kielder Castle Forest Park Centre at the northern end of Kielder Water.
www.forestry.gov.uk /website/Recreation.nsf/LUWebDocsByKey/EnglandNorthumberlandKielder   (254 words)

  
 Kielder Water Sailing Club
Because of the size of Kielder Water the sailing club offers membership to all classes of sailing dinghy and catamaran.
Quite literally everyone is welcome from the experienced sailor looking for a new challenge to the absolute beginner who has yet to find their sea legs.
Kielder Water Sailing Club runs RYA approved sailing courses to help members learn to sail.
www.kielderwatersc.org /index.html   (244 words)

  
 Tourist Attractions in Kielder Water & Northumberland, UK
Kielder Water, the largest man-made lake in Europe, is a haven for activities such as cycling, fishing, sailing, riding and watersports.
Kielder also has Europe's largest man-made forest which is surrounded by open countryside and wildlife, with red squirrels, deer and rare birds, where you can enjoy walking, sightseeing, mountain hiking, nature safaries and visit the Birds of Prey Centre.
There are also a growing number of sculptures and landmarks on display along the walking and cycling trails, such as a camera obscura, 12 bronze rubbing plaques, the award winning Kielder Belvedere and James Turrell's Sky Space.
www.thepheasantinn.com /attractions.htm   (486 words)

  
 Kielder   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Kielder Water is the largest man made lake in Western Europe, with a 27 mile shoreline.
It is surrounded by the massive Kielder forest.
It is a lovely area, beautiful scenery, open spaces and the reservoir has to be seen to be appreciated.
www.afundit.co.uk /Kielder1.htm   (113 words)

  
 Kielder Water and Forest: Northumberland's finest location for Cycling, Walking, Fishing, Watersports, Business ...
Kielder Forest, one of Britain's biggest nature resorts, is home to red squirrels, deer and rare birds.
The Kielder Partnership is a public and private sector partnership which is developing the Kielder area as a major sustainable tourism resource and thus boosting the local economy.
The partners are Northumbrian Water, Forestry Commission, Tynedale Council, Northumberland National Park, Northumberland County Council, and Northumbria Tourist Board.
www.kielder.org   (413 words)

  
 Kielder Water Sailing Club
Kielder Water Sailing Club is a friendly club for dinghy and catamaran sailors and windsurfers.
Situated in north-west Northumberland in the heart of the giant Kielder Forest, Kielder Water is the largest man-made reservoir in northern Europe with a shoreline of more than 27 miles.
Our excellent training team use club owned Wayfarers, Comets, Optimists and Toppers for instruction and these boats are available for use by club members when they are not being used for training.
www.kielderwatersc.org   (244 words)

  
 Local Heritage Initiative - Kielder Village & North Tyne Railway
The scheduled Monument of Kielder Viaduct is a beautiful and fascinating structure, recently adopted as the emblem of Kielder village.
Dating from a time before the construction of the vast reservoir of Kielder Water, the Viaduct is set amongst beautiful native woodland and represents the finest remaining example of the skew arch form of construction.
They will also investigate the history of the railway and its effect on village life and the results of their research will be documented in a booklet and exhibition.
www.lhi.org.uk /projects_directory/projects_by_region/north_east/northumberland/kielder_village_and_north_tyne_railway   (266 words)

  
 Kielder
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 Kielder Water - Free Pictures - FreeFoto.Com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The lake sits deep within the massive Kielder Forest, Britain's largest forest, which covers an area of over 230 square miles.
Predominantly Sitka and Norway Spruce, the forest is currently being restructured to include a wider range of species including many more broadleaf trees.
An interesting 13 mile Forest Toll road connects Kielder Village at the head of the resevoir to Byrness on the A68.
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 Open Directory - Regional: Europe: United Kingdom: England: Northumberland: Kielder   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Kielder Water and Forest - An excellent location for holidays and business conferences or training.
Kielder Water Bird of Prey and Falconry Centre - An opportunity to meet, see and hear owls and birds of prey (falcons, hawks, buzzards, vultures) from around the world and learn about the ancient sport of falconry.
Kielder Water Sailing Club - A sailing club for dinghies, catamarans and windsurfers offering programme of racing, training and open meetings.
dmoz.org /Regional/Europe/United_Kingdom/England/Northumberland/Kielder   (164 words)

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