Tynedale Renewable Energy Trail
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Kielder Castle
Kielder Castle was a hunting lodge and sits above Kielder Village at the head of Kielder Water. Its displays cover local history, wildlife and conservation, and the Dukeís Pantry serves local produce. The Tynedale Renewable Energy Trail Exhibition comprises 12 display boards and a map showing where renewable energy installations can be seen. There are information sheets to take away on saving energy and renewable energy, as well as printed case studies of the sites which can be visited on the Trail.

Exhibition boards include explanatory diagrams, local examples, photographs and childrenís information (quiz sheets are available at the shop), and cover:
Climate change
Energy saving
Solar energy - water heating and solar photovoltaics
Wind energy - large and small scale
Hydro electricity - large and small scale
Ground sourced heating
Wood heating - woodchip and wood pellet

Kielder Castle can be reached by bus or by foot or bike using paths and forest roads. It is about an hourís scenic drive from Hexham.
Kielder Castle Exhibition
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