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College Valley Estate

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We had been told of College Valley by friends, but never made it. Finally, we did make it. The... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2018
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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Stunning ...

Hill forts, lakes, rivers, birdlife, great walks ...complete no brainer. Beautiful. Free parking... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2018
mark a
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Wooler NE71 6DW, England
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Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank andys286
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mark a
Reviewed May 7, 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank KH2691
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2017
4  Thank 272pamg
Reviewed September 12, 2017

just wonderful place so peaceful - a great walk with outstanding views - be prepared for a long trip on foot- but worth every step.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank RustyArrow
Reviewed April 29, 2017

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

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Will_Of_The_North
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful location for walking and cycling. Spectacular scenery with the yellow gauze coming out. Wildlife everywhere deer wild goats.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank sara b
Reviewed February 24, 2017

It is easily one of the most beautiful places I have ever visited, snow capped hills, a lovely stream, wildlife, nature at its very best Spent five hours walking and only saw two other people.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank jayzed666
Reviewed February 2, 2017

Its brilliant and lovely and quiet and special and amazing. We don't want it too full of people do we......?????

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Drewsaa
Reviewed August 24, 2016

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

Date of experience: August 2016
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August 25, 2018|
Response from mark a | Reviewed this property |
No idea ...very sorry. The people you.re renting it off may know ...
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June 9, 2018|
Response from andys286 | Reviewed this property |
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