Primary, Middle, and Senior Schools are all welcome at the Hostel, and can guarantee an adventurous and energetic time in Northumberland, from canoeing to archaeology from walking to bouldering and coasteering there are a range of activities on offer just a stone’s throw from the hostel. Leap through the fountains at Alnwick Garden, and visit the seals and puffins on the Farne Island boat trips. Not forgetting the broomstick flying lessons at Alnwick Castle; become Harry Potter in one afternoon! If It’s walk on the local moorland or higher up in the Cheviot Hills you are after we can also offer fully qualified leaders and walking guides with vast experience taking youthgroups out onto the hill.
College and University Students For Higher Education, students can enjoy the spacious accommodation, and the sociable atmosphere created within the hostel. The dining room area offers peace and relaxation, and also a lively and friendly atmosphere for the end of busy days. Wi-Fi is available throughout the Youth Hostel, making it easy for students to send those few vital emails, or catch up on events online. Wooler itself offers local cafés and pubs that provide reasonably priced food that is made locally, and promises satisfaction. Being on the doorstep of The Cheviots, a walk with spectacular views and wildlife is never far away! Local destinations also include the coastal town of Berwick Upon Tweed, and market town Alnwick, home to Barters Books; one of the largest second hand bookshops in the U.K.
There are also many educational opportunities to be had. In particular the Battle of Flodden, the battle that led to the death of 15,000 Scots and English soldiers including the Scottish King James IV. Specialised Students A popular destination for archaeology and geography students, grow in your profession by taking advantage of the landscape before you, and with such historical sites as Lindisfarne Priory and Hadrian’s Wall under an hour away, we invite you to come and explore our counties rich history.provides a perfect location to explore a wide range of geographical topics right from Key Stage 1 through to university study and beyond.
Wooler has a unique place on the edge of an upland landscape formed from the ice eroded base of a 350Ma volcanic complex, yet only separated by a short strip of lowland agricultural landscape from one of the best examples of coastal landscape in the country.