Wooler is a small attractive market town on the edge of the Cheviot Hills in the Northumberland National Park. It is situated on the A697 between Morpeth and the Scottish Borders. Wooler is a bustling town with many restaurants and coffee shops to sit and relax after a tiring days walking. Wooler is a popular base for walkers and hikers and is a good starting point to explore the Cheviot Hills.
St Mary's church dates back to about 1764 with a later, early 20th century extension. The church is situated near the town centre and close to the site of the old stone tower on Tower Hill.
|St Mary's Church|
Tower hill is the site of Wooler Tower, a stone tower built in the early 16th century to replace a 12th century wooden fort. Unfortunately very little remains today and the site is now occupied by the Wear Memorial.
|War Memorial on Tower Hill|
A short drive or walk from the town is Wooler Common. Whether is a short walk or a few days hiking ts woodland and gentle rolling hills make Wooler common the ideal place to start exploring the Cheviot Hills and the Northumberland National Park.