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We had been told of College Valley by friends, but never made it. Finally, we did make it. The weather was unexpectedly fine, with gorgeous blue skies and interesting clouds! We stopped in Wooler to buy a £10 pass for the valley (Savills), and parked...More
Hill forts, lakes, rivers, birdlife, great walks ...complete no brainer. Beautiful. Free parking too. My only tip would be (for very average walkers) to walk up and down the valkey on the road - dont bother crossing the river and walking, in part, through part...More
We came to the College Valley on Saturday to do some walking. What an absolutely stunning area of the country! I can’t believe we lived within an hour of here and have never visited! We parked in the first car park as to drive further...More
Wonderful scenery in the heart of Northumberland to drive through the full valley to Battle Ridge you need a £10 permit. But for walkers or cyclist you can go free. Parking at Hethpool. Wild life a plenty. Can be muddy in places so best to...More
Like everyone else - I don't really want you to find the College Valley!
It was the Wednesday after Easter and though the air was cool, the solid grey sky became broken as we did a circular walk from Hethpool. There were probably 4 other...More
Heard about this valley some years ago and added it to our 'bucket list'. I had plotted a route around the valley from Hethpool car park down the Eastern side of College Burn and following a track up to Dunsdale. A lot of the path...More
Savills Estate Agent office, 18 Glendale Rd Wooler. It’s on the way to College Valley. They only allow 12 permits per day, but this was not a problem for us! Also, you do not need a permit to go as far as the car park at... More
Savills Estate Agent office, 18 Glendale Rd Wooler. It’s on the way to College Valley. They only allow 12 permits per day, but this was not a problem for us! Also, you do not need a permit to go as far as the car park at Hethpool!