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  • Almost Forgotten

    An evening talk bChris Davies on the Aviation accidents in the Cheviot Hills. (Free for Hostel Residents)
    Guided Walk by Reiver Guiding of the sites (£15pp)
    2nd June – 3rd June 2018
    Chris Davies has agreed to come along to the Wooler Youth Hostel on the 2nd June at 7:30pm and give a talk on the events leading up to these tragic accidents and also what happened in the aftermath. 
    The next Day (Sunday 3rd June) Reiver Guiding (Based at the Hostel) in conjunction with Lone Tree Hill Outdoor experience will be hosting a guided walk (approx. 10 miles) to visit these sites on the Cheviot.

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  • Group Discounts

    Wooler is an ideal base for those looking for good value, comfortable accommodation with easy access to walking, cycling and outdoor sporting activities and events. North Northumberland and the Cheviots are fast becoming one of the most popular places in the UK for outdoor events, and we already host two trail races, Trail Outlaws Wooler Trail Marathon and the 63 year old Chevy Chase. Please contact us to find out what we can do for you.  Group discounts are available.




The Cheviot Hills form a back drop for a true outdoor activity paradise. Glendale offers opportunities for all levels of walking, you can simply walk along the many miles of footpaths, bridleways and quiet country roads that criss cross the area, The Breamish (Ingram), Harthope and College valleys within The Northumberland National Park are majestic places to spend some time wandering in and around, or you could take in a mountain or two in the Cheviots.

Reiver Guiding

Border reivers were raiders along the Anglo-Scottish border from the late 13th century to the beginning of the 17th century. Their ranks consisted of both Scottish and English families, and they raided the entire Border country without regard to their victims’ nationality.

With many years experience of the local Northumbrian Hills, and the history that surrounds them, we can show you parts of the area, including Northumberland National Park including The Cheviot (815 m), the Pennine Way, St Cuthberts Way, and the Border Ridge- all steeped in legend.

The area is full of fantastic areas of interest including crashed World War planes, waterfalls, Reiver hideouts, ancient Iron Age Forts.

2017 Programme of Walks:

         2nd April 2017  – 9 miles – West Side Of Cheviot Tour
         21st May 2017 – In The Footsteps Of Reivers
         24th – 25th June 2017 – 14 miles – Summer Solstice Border Camp 
         Saturday 5th August 2017 -Ben Nevis £150 (maximum of 10 people)
         Contact for more detail, or visit Reiver Guiding