This dramatic hill reaches a height of 289 metres.
It does not merge with any other nearby hill and stands alone, making a perfect place to build a defensive site.
On its summit are the remains of a hillfort.
You can see the tumbled down stones and rubble of these stone ramparts known as ‘the citadel’.
Did you know?
Humbleton Hill is mentioned in the opening scenes of Shakespeare’s Henry IV.
The town of Wooler is a natural gateway to the Cheviot Hills and Northumberland National Park.
As the leading shopping centre in the area, it has a reputation for friendly, helpful service.
Just 15 miles from the beautiful Northumbrian coastline, you can also discover Bamburgh, Lindisfarne and the Farne Islands from here.
Wooler is an ideal base for walking, cycling and exploring the Cheviot Hills.
St Cuthbert’s Way, the long-distance route which links Melrose in the Scottish Borders to Lindisfarne, passes through the town.
What’s on offer
Pubs, specialist shops, cafes, working pottery and grocery stores.
Accommodation includes a youth hostel, caravan and camping sites, pubs and hotels.
Milan Restaurant in Wooler
Tankerville Hotel Restaurant in Wooler
Red Lion Inn near Wooler
Spice Village in Wooler
Wooler Tourist Information Centre
Cheviot Centre, 12 Padgepool Place, Wooler NE71 6BL. Free WiFi.
Call 01668 282123 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Useful links about Wooler
Car: Follow the A1 to the A697 turn-off and then follow that road to Wooler.