Here in England's north-east corner lies an area that is temptingly different. On the borders of Scotland with stunning coastal and inland attractions, the ancient county of Northumbria is steeped in history. It has been described as one of the 'best kept secrets in Europe'. Take time to explore the region on quiet country roads where you can dawdle and admire the breathtaking scenery.
How to get here
Wooler is ideally situated one hours drive north of Newcastle and the North Shields International Ferry Terminal and one and a half hours drive south of Edinburgh. Both cities have international airports. It is reached along the A697 Morpeth-Coldstream road which serves all parts of the Till Valley.
The nearest railway station is Berwick-upon-Tweed (Intercity East Coast).
Local bus services link Berwick and Alnwick with Wooler, serving many of the rural areas.
The area is served by two major airports, Newcastle (55 mins) and Edinburgh (90 mins)
For a more detailed maps of Wooler and the surrounding area, see above.