Kielder Campsite - Located in the heart of Kielder

A rustic, three star, independent site. Situated in a remote and quiet part of Northumberland. Dark sky friendly with no mobile signal and lots of space to relax. Our site is available to like minded walkers, campers, motorbikes, camper vans, motorhomes and touring caravans.

Are you a regular visitor to the Kielder Forest? If so, check out the Discovery Pass Webpage. There are discounts to be had by becoming a member Click here for more details.


We are booked up now until the end of our season. All current bookings remain in place

Limited availability for the Peoples Star Camp listed below.

We are unable to offer bookings for next year until all event organisors have their 2022 event dates in place. This is completed by the end of January 2022.

Bookings will commence, online only, from 1st Feb 2022, with the site and it's office re-opening on 28th March 2022.


For persons wishing to book for our Peoples Star Camp go to the 'Things to do' tab: Events and enter the dates: 29th -31st October [2 night stay] booking essential. The astronomers fee must be added for persons taking part. This can be found by scrolling down a bit further after selecting your pitch.

2021 Star Party for the web


 To see what our previous guests have had to say, click here.

To see our event here.

 Please use our FAQ section for many answers to questions.


Have a question? Check here before your visit to Kielder Campsite.


Here you will find all the information you need before visiting the Kielder Observatory

Observatory Info

About to set off for Kielder? Check here for the latest info and more about what's on site.

Know before you go

Latest Notice - Up to date important information about the site

THE GRASSED AREAS ARE CURRENTLY VERY SOFT. "PLEASE" - do not drive or park on any of the grassed areas for any reason. Thank you.

If you think you are going to arrive late please inform the site as soon as you can. If able we will send a late arrivals document via our messaging service to assist dark/late arrival.

We are heavily booked for most weekends now and up to the end of season. Especially for Motorhome/campervan/touring caravan pitches.

Marathon weekend: 2nd/3rd October 21.
October: 15th/16th - 22nd to the 24th
October 29th - 30th The People's Star Party, booked guests for the event only.

We are closed from 28th October onwards.

We re-open bookings for 2022 on 1st February 2022 and plan to re-open 28th March.

About Kielder Campsite

We are a 3 star accredited independently run site. Nestled in the heart of Kielder Forest we are the remotest site in England.

Upcoming Events

Peoples Star Camp 2021

Stargazing for beginners at Kielder Camp Site. A friendly informal two night event where, weather permitting, you can observe the stars. October 29th & 30th 2021. Booking is essential via our events page booking system on this page only. Don't forget to add the astronomers fee to your booking. Without it, bookings are invalid.

We still offer a safe environment for you to view the dark skies of Kielder via our telescopes, binoculars or the naked eye.

Prices for your accommodation & the Astronomers Fee can be found by clicking on the booking tab above [And below] this info. Date the booking: 29th October for two nights.

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4 Ways to Stay with us at Kielder Campsite

Bring your tent or caravan and pitch up. Or stay in one of our Static Caravans or Pods. Click below for more info.

We have ample space for tents at Kielder Campsite but we never overfill. For more information click here.

Tent Pitches

We have four pods at Kielder Campsite. They are very popular so you must book in advance. Click here for more info.


There are two static caravans at Kielder Campsite. Each has two bedrooms. Book early, click here for more information.

Static Caravans

We have 25 hardstandings and most can accommodate an awning next to it on a grassed area, click here for more information.

Hardstand: Motorhome or Touring Caravan

The Kielder Campsite Shop

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