- Kielder, Northumberland
infobox UK place
country = England
region= North East England
postcode_district = NE48
Kielder Village is a small settlement in
Northumberland, England. Located at the head of Kielder Waterand in the north west of Kielder Forest, the village is three miles from the Scottish border.
Early settlement around Kielder Castle, a hunting lodge built by the Duke of Northumberland in 1775. Previous settlements were expanded in the 1950s by the
Forestry Commissionwho constructed housing to accommodate the workers employed in the planting of Kielder Forest. Most of this housing has now been sold back to the private sector.
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