From the bus station in the centre of Wooler, turn right along the High Street, bearing left along Burnhouse Road, leaving the town behind.
After passing Highburn House Caravan and Camping Park, turn left along the public footpath signed ‘Humbleton’. Cross the field and continue through the gates.
On joining the lane turn left, continue uphill passing through the hamlet of Humbleton.
At the junction, turn left along the track.
Turn right off the track along the bridleway, signposted ‘Gleadscleugh’. Cross the stile and walk straight on past the ponds.
At the junction bear left and follow the path which runs alongside the fence. Cross the stile and continue along the track which climbs steadily around the hill.
As you follow this path round you get good views over to Monday Cleugh and Harehope Hill.
Where the track forks near a gate, turn left uphill and cross the stile. Continue to follow the well-worn footpath as it climbs up to the summit of Humbleton Hill.
From the summit cairn, retrace your steps a little way and turn left through the gap in the stone ramparts. Continue downhill on the grassy path to the gate.
At the gate you have a choice. You can either go through the gate and turn left heading back down to re-join your route up from Wooler.
Alternatively go through the gate and turn right and continue up the hill along the track.
Pass through a gate, and after 40m turn left and through another gate. Continue downhill towards the trees ahead.
Continue on through a gate, into the woods and down the path to Wooler Common.
Turn left at the bottom of the hill to follow Forest England’s hand railed path with Humbleton Burn and ponds on your right.
When the surfaced path curves round to the right, continue straight ahead along a clear grassy path, to cross the burn and join the road.
Turn left along the Common Road which becomes Ramsey’s Lane and leads you back to Wooler.
Turn left onto the High Street and back to the Bus Station.