Daily Archives: February 18, 2012

South and East Elevation Phase – click image to enlarge

Ambitious plans for a £10 million development at the leading outdoor activity centre for disabled and able- bodied people in the North East have been submitted for planning permission.

The proposals, being considered by Northumberland County Council, are for extensive additions and alterations to the Calvert Trust centre in Kielder Water & Forest Park, Northumberland.

They include a visitor hub with state-of-the-art climbing wall, caving system, bouldering wall, a café and offices, a sports hall, a woodchip biomass district heating system and landscaping, outdoor activities, including a high ropes walk way and the necessary infrastructure works.

It also includes plans for five new fully accessible self-catering cabins to add to the 10 cabins already available on the site which is close to Kielder Water, northern Europe’s largest man-made reservoir.