Wooler and Glendale

Gateway to the Cheviot Hills

See and Do

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Running

Location

A 14 mile trail race from Kirk Yetholm to Wooler following the St. Cuthbert's Way
Trailoutlaws Trail Marathon & Half Marathon
Running

Location

Wooler Trail Marathon and Half Marathon is set in the heart of Northumberland National Park and includes many splendid uninterrupted views to the far horizon and many undulations along the way. The race starts in Wooler before heading towards some of the best views in the country, if not...
The Chevy Chase
Running

Location

Contact Information

Phone
01668 281640
The Race is a 20-mile journey through some of the finest upland scenery in Northumberland giving both walkers and runners the opportunity to channel their energies into a rewarding and demanding personal challenge.
The McWilliams Round
Running

Location

A new round for the North East of England designed by Glen McWilliams of Wooler and Northumberland Fell runners. The round is in three sections, and is designed to be done at your leisure.
Hedgehope Winter Wipeout
Running

Location

Looking for a way to blast off those cobwebs following the festive season? Here’s a half marathon for the hardy souls only – summer runners look away now! Hedgehope is the second highest peak in the Cheviots and is regarded by many as the jewel in the...
North East Guides
Leisure Activities
We aim to cater for all your outdoor needs. Some of the services we provide are: Guided walks in Northumberland, the North Pennines, and Lake District - a full, year round programme will be available.
Fowberry Moor Sporting Clays
Leisure Activities

Location

Contact Information

Phone
+44 (0)1668 281234
If you shoot regularly or have never held a shotgun in your life you will enjoy breaking clay pigeons in a private, safe and beautiful woodland environment.
The Cheviot Hills and Wooler from Weetwood Bank
Cycling 1  
Cycle through 8,000 years of history within beautiful Glendale.... "The immense rolling land seems to go on for ever and ever," wrote a Northumberland natural historian half a century ago, and a hugely appealing feature of the cycle routes described here is the vast and ageless nature...
Chillingham Wild Cattle
Visitor Attractions

Location

Contact Information

Phone
+44 (0)1668 215250
Said to be the only survivors of the wild herds which once roamed freely through the forests of Great Britain, guided tours available.
Heatherslaw Light Railway
Visitor Attractions

Location

A 15" gauge steam railway running from Heatherslaw, two miles to Etal Village - a return journey of 50 minutes. Great fun for the kids (and the big kids)
Cheviot Centre
Visitor Attractions

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Contact Information

Phone
+44 (0)1668 282406
This former work house is now a significant visitor attraction, it houses the Tourist Information Centre and an exciting National Park exhibition interpreting the rich, hill fort heritage of the area. Also on permanent display is the Millennium Cross-stitch, which depicts local history and culture and a small exhibition...
Cycling

Route Information

Approx Distance
13.5 mile
Terrain
Road route
Suitable for all bikes - entirely on metalled roads - mostly on quiet minor roads. One steep hill to start with, then mainly level with a spectacular downhill ride just before the end.
Harthope Valley
Cycling

Route Information

Approx Distance
9 miles
Terrain
On and off road sections
This ride brings you into one of Cheviot's most delightful valleys. There are some optional extras and the distance quoted is just into the valley and back. Whilst there is a rough track section on this route it can be negotiated carefully on a road bike.
Cycling

Route Information

Approx Distance
17 miles
Terrain
Some off road sections
This is only really suitable for mountain bikes as it takes in rough tracks and four fords. The route can be started in Wooler if you prefer.
St. Cuthbert's Cave
Cycling

Route Information

Approx Distance
26 miles
Terrain
some off road sections
An excellent excursion over a variety of terrain and while the route could never be described as strenuous there are some tricky sections. A mountain bike is recommended.
Walking

Route Information

Approx Distance
1.7 miles
Time
at least 1hr
Enjoy either a circular walk around Whitton Hill Farm or link up with the public footpath from Flodden Bridge with Milfield village. The link will provide an alternative from using county lanes, where you will be able to appreciate the excellent views into the Milfield Basin. The walk takes...
Linhope Spout
Walking

Route Information

Approx Distance
3 miles
Time
at least 2hrs
Linhope Spout is a 60ft waterfall which is a great spot for a family picnic. Red squirrels can be seen on the way up to the Spout, however if you are not lucky enough to catch a glimpse of these shy creatures look out on the forest floor for...
Walking

Route Information

Approx Distance
3.5 miles
Time
at least 2.5 hrs
The route follows part of the old Alnwick to Cornhill railway, climbs a wooded hillside, then goes steeply upwards to the top of Kilhan Hill for one of the most breathtaking views in Northumberland National Park.
Walking

Route Information

Approx Distance
4 miles
Time
at least 2hrs
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.
Walking

Route Information

Approx Distance
Various routes
Time
at least 2hrs
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.
Walking

Route Information

Approx Distance
Various routes
Time
Times vary
Four routes take you around the countryside near the village. Using old railway tracks, riverside trails, footpaths and bridleways.
Walking

Route Information

Approx Distance
4.3 miles
Time
at least 3hrs
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.
Walking

Route Information

Approx Distance
6 miles
Time
4 hrs
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...
Battle Sites
The battle of Homildon or Humbleton Hill, sometimes also known as the battle of Millfield, was fought on the 14th September 1402 between an army of Northumbrians led by Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland and force of Scottish raiders commanded by Archibald Douglas, 4th Earl of Douglas. ...
Battle Sites
The Battle of Hedgeley Moor on 25 April 1464, was a battle of the Wars of the Roses.
The Battle of Flodden Field
Battle Sites

Location

Of the many battles fought between English and Scottish armies over the centauries, few match the ferocity and slaughter that took place one rainy September afternoon in 1513 between Branxton Hill and Flodden Hill in north Northumberland.
Maelmin - Henge
Heritage Sites

Location

4000 year old henge site with an interpretation trail.
Ad Gefrin
Archaeological Sites

Location

Royal township of the 6th c Anglo-Saxon kings of Northumbria.
Cup & Ring Markings
Four sites close together on the moor.
Cup & Ring Markings
These markings are on a huge natural, whaleback shape of sandstone outcrop, within woodland close to the road.
Cup & Ring Markings
Many markings dot the hillside, explore and enjoy.
Visitor Attractions

Location

Contact Information

Phone
+44 (0)1890 820338
One destination, Over 20 attractions. Ford & Etal is a place to discover. Home to the Joicey family for over 100 years, this large rural Northumberland estate offers a host of places to visit and things to do and a great range of accommodation. ...
Lady Waterford Hall
Historic Buildings
a striking building, served as the village school until 1957, and is now the Village Hall. Recognised as one of the most interesting and gifted artists of the Victoria era, Lady Waterford spent the years between 1862 and 1883 decorating the walls with life size paintings. They depict children...
Heatherslaw Mill
Historic Buildings
Working water mill on the banks of the River Till.
Etal Castle
Historic Buildings
14th century castle, border warfare exhibition, shop and audio tour.
Chillingham Castle
Historic Buildings
The most haunted house in England? take a tour to find out.
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