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Situated in the northern part of the county close to the Scottish border, Wooler is an excellent base for a holiday or exploring the surrounding countryside. Why not take a look at the extensive range of Self Catering in Wooler? The foothills with their quiet back roads and bridleways are ideal for many activities, including cycling, horse riding, fishing and rock climbing.

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Wooler (/ˈwʊlər/ WUUL-ər) is a small town in Northumberland, England. It lies on the edge of the Northumberland National Park, by the Cheviot Hills and so is a popular base for walkers and is referred to as the "Gateway to the Cheviots". As well as many shops and pubs, the town boasts a youth hostel, many hotels and campsites. It lies on the St. Cuthbert's Way long distance trail between Melrose Abbey and Lindisfarne.

Wooler also used to have a drill hall that was the local "picture house" which children were evacuated to in World War II. There also used to be a fountain situated at the top of Church Street in the town.[2] There are three churches in the town, all of which are Grade II listed buildings. The Anglican St Mary's dates from 1765 but has had church on the site for 700 years, the Catholic St Ninian's dates from 1856 while the United Reformed Church in Cheviot Street dates from 1778.[3]

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The town of Wooler is a natural gateway to the Cheviot Hills and Northumberland National Park.

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Wooler is a small, attractive stone-built Northumberland town. Known as the gateway to

On its summit are the remains of a hillfort.

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Wooler may be from Old English wella "well, spring" and ofer (ridge, hill). A record of the name as Welnfver in 1186 seems to suggest this origin. The well or spring referred to is the River Till. The Wooler Water, (part of which is also known as `Happy Valley'), is a tributary of the River Till and is formed by a confluence of the Harthope and Carey Burns which rise in the Cheviot Hills, to the south of Wooler.

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A trip to Yeavering Bell brings the Iron Age to life, with the remains of the largest hillfort in the region clearly visible. View


To the east is the magnificent coastline of Northumberland, which is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The coast offers spectacular scenery from Bamburgh Castle and the Holy Island of Lindisfarne to Seahouses and the birdwatcher’s paradise The Farne Islands.

Glendale, the Cheviot Hills and the Northumberland National Park, the market town of Wooler is the ideal base for visitors wanting to make the most of the beautiful Northumberland countryside.

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The bustling main street serves the rural area of Glendale and hosts specialist shops and cafes and a wide range of accommodation is on offer to entice visitors to stay and sample the best of the great outdoors, there's plenty to do for all the family throughout the area:

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The main A697 runs by the town linking Morpeth to Coldstream on the Scottish Border. Wooler contains two schools; Wooler First School and Glendale Middle School.

The landscape gardener, born in Northumberland 300 years ago, is the latest to be honoured by Doddington Dairy