Wooler and Glendale

Gateway to the Cheviot Hills

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Chillingham Park

The Chillingham Estate is home to the unique herd of 60 Chillingham cattle which have roamed freely within the 134ha wooded park for hundreds of years. The path leads around the parkland giving walkers the opportunity to see the cattle from safe viewpoints. Also on the route is an area of Open Access land at Ros Castle, and Iron Age hillfort standing in a commanding position on the highest hill in the area. This path is, in places, steep, uneven and remote.

Cochrane Pike

This walk takes you through moorland sheep country surrounded by the sounds of the curlew, oyster catcher, skylark and meadow pipit.

You may see buzzard or kestrel or the recently-arrived red kite in the skies, and the heron in the river valley.

Flodden Field

Explore the site of the famous Anglo-Scottish battle which took place in 1513, 14,000 men perished in just a few hours. Interpretation panels around the trail describe how it all happend.

Cornhill

Four routes take you around the countryside near the village. Using old railway tracks, riverside trails, footpaths and bridleways.

Humbleton Hillfort

A walk through time taking you from the Market Town of Wooler to the top of Humbleton Hill, through 2000 years of our past. Exhilarating panaramic views of The Milfield Plain and beyond.