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!
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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.