Wooler and Glendale

Gateway to the Cheviot Hills

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The agricultural village of Old Bewick, lying on the northern bank of the River Breamish and located about 3 miles northwest of Eglingham, is notable for its Bronze Age cairn, Iron Age hillfort, and rock art (petroglyphs) exhibiting the characteristic cup and ring marks. Nearby is Blawearie Cairn, which...

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Milfield village is a small rural community situated approximately 6 miles northwest of Wooler and 3 miles northeast of Kirknewton, on the Wooler to Coldstream road. The landscape changes in this area, from the romantic Cheviot range of hills, descending eastward down to the extensive Milfield plain. This plain...

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Kirknewton lies about 6 miles (10 km) from the town of Wooler and roughly the same distance to the Scottish Borders. The village lies in the valley Glendale, which takes its name from the River Glen, whose source at the confluence of the Bowmont Water and the College Burn...
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Ingram is a small village located in the Cheviots on the River Breamish, and on the edge of Northumberland National Park. The valley through which the River Breamish runs is a very popular place with summer visitors and hill walkers. Driving past the village until coming to...

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Ilderton is a small village located on the edge of the Northumberland National Park. The village is named for the Ilderton family of Ilderton Hall built in 1733, the orginal owners of the estate. The area around the village is noted for its large number of earthworks and remains...
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Ford is a small village about 13 miles (21 km) southwest from Berwick-upon-Tweed. Ford shares a parish with Etal. Very little is known of the history of the area before the Norman Conquest in the 11th century, but Bronze Age rock carvings in the area suggest that...
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The village of Etal within lies 9 miles northwest of Wooler and 1½ miles northwest of Ford. Etal lies within an area that was touched many times over the centuries by border warfare. When Bruce and Wallace carried out their raids in the early fourteenth century, a...

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Doddington Village is part of a ring of small settlements that skirt the extensive Milfield Plain, lying 3 miles north of Wooler and 13 miles south of Berwick-upon-Tweed. It is situated on the lower slopes of a sandstone hill, Dod Law, and between two branches of a tributary that...

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Situated between the dramatic Cheviot Hills to the west and the North Sea coast to the east, Crookham village is set within a circle of small rural communities that encircle the great Milfield plain in Glendale. It lies on a bend of the meandering river Till. Glacial activity created...
The village of Cornhill-on-Tweed lies next to the Scottish border, approximately 1½ miles from Coldstream, and so is on the northerly edge of Northumberland. It was in ancient times known as Cornell. The parish carries the same name and incorporates Old and New Heaton and Tillmouth. The river Tweed...

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Chillingham is a parish and village lying 13 kilometres (8 miles) south west of Belford, which in turn lies approximately 24 kilometres (15 miles) south of Berwick upon Tweed.
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Lying in picturesque Glendale near the Cheviot Hills, Chatton is a small rural village. It is set in a parish of the same name and is situated in the River Till valley. Chatton's geographical location is 5 miles southwest of Belford and 5 miles east of Wooler. ...
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Carham is a village lying on the south side of the River Tweed about 4 miles west of Coldstream. Near to Carham are the extensive remains of Early British camps. A bronze sword from this period, now in the British Museum, was discovered in the nearby Tweed....

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The parish of Branxton lies in north of Glendale, close to the Scottish border. The name Branxton derives from a personal name 'Brannoc'. It seems to have had a very quiet history until the 16th century, lying as it does off the beaten track. The only exceptions were periodic...
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Because of its siuation on the edge of the Northumberland National Park, by the Cheviot Hills, Wooler is a popular base for walkers and is referred to as the "Gateway to the Cheviots". As well as many shops and pubs, and four churches, the town boasts a youth hostel,...
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