Place:Wooler, Northumberland, England

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NameWooler
TypeTown
Coordinates55.55°N 2.017°W
Located inNorthumberland, England
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Wooler 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.

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.

Close by is Yeavering Bell crowned by a large iron-age fort, a stronghold of the Votadini.

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