Humbleton Hill Walk – June 2024


Date:  Saturday 15 June 2024
Start time: 10:00 am
Distance: 5 miles
Difficulty: Moderate (Hills)

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Humbleton Hill

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Humbleton Hill is right next to Wooler and is only a short walk away from Wooler Common.  On a clear day you get spectacular panoramic views of North Northumberland from the top.  You can see Wooler Town from above, the coast around Bamburgh and into the Scottish Borders.


Hills: General - AscentKey2-98x27 Medium hills
Distance: General - DistanceKey1-98x27 Medium distance
Grade: General - GradeKey1-98x27 Moderate with hills
Map: General - OL16-Front-Map-thumb
This walk is on OS maps Explorer OL16 The Cheviot Hills, Jedburgh & Wooler.  Click on map image to buy this map.
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The start

We will start in Wooler Common Car Park for our walk.  There’s no getting away from the fact that Humbleton Hill is a hill and we start with a hill.  This short but steep climb gets us onto the Common proper, just under Brown’s Law.

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The approach

From Wooler Common we will follow St Cuthbert’s Way to a farm track

heading downhill.  At the bottom of this path we go through a gate and along the base of Humbleton Hill, gradually climbing up around the hill itself.

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The top – Humbleton Hill

On the West side of the hill we will climb steeply up to the top and then take some time to enjoy the views.

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Returning to Wooler

We will return to Wooler via St Cuthbert’s Way.  This crosses Wooler Common and then descends into the town.

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This is a short but very rewarding walk into the Cheviots and a good introduction to the beauty and isolation of this area.

Post walk refreshments

After the walk we can visit Doddington’s Milk Bar,  Ad Gefrin or Grinders Coffee Shop 

Julie and Martin x

Gallery – Humbleton Hill

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Nearest postcode: NE71 6RL
OS Grid Reference: NT 97681 27254
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Toilets: Available at Wooler Bus Station
Parking: Wooler Common car park (take the road next to The Terrace Café).  There is no mobile phone signal.