Wooler and Glendale

Gateway to the Cheviot Hills

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Glendale has a diverse selection of visitor attractions, you could visit the wild cattle at Chillingham, take a ride on a narrow gauge steam train from Heatherslaw to Etal, discover a working farm at Fenton, spot wildlife at Ford Moss nature reserve or even get a birds eye view of Glendale the Cheviots and beyond from a glider. Look on our Heritage page for a number of heritage buildings and archaeological sites that also offer plenty for all the family.

See 5000 years of man's history in just one day or maybe we can tempt you to take a little longer. From prehistoric cup & ring motifs carved into sandstone outcrops, henges and numerous strategically sited hillforts including the site of the palace of the ancient kings of Northumbria - Ad Gefrin, you can go on to visit one of Britain's most important battle sites – Flodden field. Ancient castles, pele towers and bridges dot the area. The Market Town of Wooler and many picturesque villages containing historic churches and buildings are embedded in a beautiful rural landscape dominated by the mighty whale-backed form of Cheviot, the remnants of the most northerly volcano in England.

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Many historic buildings dot the landscape.