Straker Lodges
Kielder Water and Forest Park, Northumberland

Experience log cabin luxury in Northumberland

What To Expect

These luxurious hot tub lodges in Northumberland are situated in the heart of the magnificent Kielder Forest and Water Park. Offering the ultimate in luxury, a wide range of amenities and spectacular views they are ideal for a romantic break, get away with friends or fun-filled family holiday.

Youngsters will enjoy the play areas, nearby activities and indoor swimming pool while adults will love the peace, tranquillity of the sensory room, sauna, aromatherapist and indulgent private hot tubs.

Kielder Water and Forest Park is the ideal holiday destination for thrill seekers with a seemingly endless array of water sports and outdoor pursuits and for those who want to kick back and relax under the incredible dark skies. 

First Class Luxury


These sumptuous lodges, offer all the comfort you would expect from a premium hotel and the chance to unwind amidst breath-taking scenery.

Each lodge boasts a rejuvenating outdoor hot tub and there is also a hydrotherapy pool, sauna, sensory room and aromatherapist for those wanting to restore body and soul in the lap of luxury.

The Accommodation

Lodges or Cottages?

This stunning park offers a selection of delightful 2 and 3-bedroom woodland lodges. The underfloor heating and wood-burning stoves mean they can be enjoyed throughout the year and the stylish, contemporary interiors offer everything you need for a relaxing break, with the added bonus of heavenly, eco-friendly hot tub.

Pet Friendly

Good place for dogs

Is Kielder Forest and Water Park a good choice for dog owners? Definitely! There are more walks than you can shake a stick at and plenty of dog-friendly beaches.

Unfortunately, only one of the luxury lodges at Straker Lodges welcomes pets, but the good news is; if McArdle Lodge isn’t available for your dates, we have a fantastic selection of dog friendly lodges in Northumberland here

     At a glance     

  • Private hot tub
  • Children’s playground
  • Sauna
  • Pet Friendly (McArdle Lodge only)
  • Restaurant/Takeaway
  • Underfloor heating
  • Wheelchair access
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wood-burning stove
  • Family park
  • Bar


In this section, we take a look at Straker Lodges reviews along with checking out the properties and facilities. Also, what the surrounding area has to offer



out of 10

Overall rating - 95%
Facilities - 93%
Location & surroundings - 95%
Helpfulness of staff - 95%
Value for money - 94%

Straker Lodges
Calvert Trust Kielder Kielder Water, Northumberland NE48 1BS, United Kingdom


Sleeping up to 4 people this incredible lodge affords everything you need and then some for a truly memorable break. Superbly decorated it boasts underfloor heating, spa bath, and elegant open-plan living area with bi-fold doors leading to a superb outdoor space with barbeque, garden furniture and soothing hot tub.

Features include:

  • Two Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4 People
  • Outdoor Hot Tub


Vaulted ceilings, sumptuous interiors and floor to ceiling windows making the most of the breath-taking views, make this chalet-style, pet-friendly lodge a popular choice with families. Beautifully decorated throughout, the splendid terrace with garden furniture is ideal for alfresco living with the added delight of an exclusive hot tub.

Features include:

  • Pet-friendly
  • Sleeps 4 People
  • Outdoor Hot Tub


Perfect for larger families; one word describes this lodge-Magnificent! Sleeping up to 6 people in a super king size double with overhead hoist and en-suite shower, further double and twin room. The bathroom boasts a whirlpool bath and deluge shower and there is a stunning spiral staircase leading to a mezzanine area. Bi-fold doors lead to a spacious terrace with wood-burning hot tub.

Features include:

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6 People
  • Eco-friendly hot tub

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How to Book

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activities in the Kielder area

The number one choice for couples and families looking for a romantic break, action-packed holiday or relaxing weekend away, Kielder Forest and Water Park has everything you could want and more.

Cycling and walking may be the first things that spring to mind when you think about Kielder Forest but there are tons of other activities on offer even for the most enthusiastic thrill seekers.

Water babies are well catered for here with canoeing, sailing and kite-boarding all on offer nearby and there are also plenty of opportunities for a spot of fishing or round of golf within easy reach.

Don’t forget your camera; the scenery is out of this world and you may be lucky enough to some of the rare species of wildlife and numerous birds that reside here.

Kielder boasts some of the darkest night skies in the UK when not gazing at the star from the warm waters of your hot tub why not visit the fascinating Kielder Observatory.

Further afield a trip to Holy Island is a must, Alnwick Castle provides a fun day out for the whole family and not forgetting the miles of beautiful coastline. 

A Final Note

Offers un-paralleled luxury self-catering accommodation. Straker Lodges really are something special.

Home to jaw-dropping scenery, a multitude of activities, historic sites, beaches fantastic family attractions, plus the onsite amenities and exclusive use of a heavenly hot tub, guarantee you will make memories that last a lifetime. 

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