Desolate, dramatic and at times dazzling, the area around the English-Scottish border is a land of dormant volcanoes, fortified towns, vast saltmarshes and some rather horrid history. National Geographic Traveller have visited our beautiful county:
We're in the School Travel Organiser this month!
If you're a group leader, and thinking about planning a stay at Wooler Hostel, then the article featured in this month's edition of the School Travel Organiser might appeal to you!
Follow this link to view the online edition: School Travel Organiser
Book between 26.4.17 and 5.5.17 to receive 10% discount on all stays arriving in May 2017.
Do you run after school clubs? Or maybe you help organise school trips? Then let us help. With our brilliant facilities, spectacular scenery, and with a whole host of activities on your doorstep.
For every 10 child places, you get 1 FREE, fully catered.
Valid for bookings arriving between October 2017 - March 2018.
Wooler is an ideal base for those looking for good value, comfortable accommodation with access to walking, cycling and outdoor sporting activities within a short distance.
After a day exploring the Cheviots what could be better than coming back to your own cosy hideout in the hills? The Shepherds of a previous generation spent lambing time in wheeled huts out with their flocks. These cosy mobile shelters were towed by horses into the hills and fells. As part of a recent investment and refurbishment programme we have added a little romance to the hostel by installing four brand new Shepherds' huts, in the grounds.
Similar to a Romany caravan, with a curved roof and cast iron wheels, they mimic the mobile huts that once dotted the Northumbrian Hills from the mid 18th-19th century.