Landscape Photo
Photographer: Brian Horisk/AdventureArt, Fife, Scotland

Route Filmstrip & Description

The circular tarmac path at Wooler Common has a good wide surface. There are plenty of seats and information about what can be seen on the walk is available all the way round. The car park is spacious and located to the south west of Wooler at Ordnance Survey Grid Reference NT976272

Surveyed by: . Fieldfare, October 2008 (Autumn)
Accessibility Rating: 1More Information
Distance: 0.7 km

Public Transport: No
Car Park: No
Steps: No
Barriers: No
Toilets: No
The walk starts by the information board in the car park. The Ordnance Survey Grid reference is NT 976 272

Start The walk starts by the information board in the car park. The Ordnance Survey Grid reference is NT 976 272

The information board has details of the paths in the local area.

Information The information board has details of the paths in the local area.

Details of this

Information Details of this "easy-going" trail are also available on the board.

Paths further afield from the car park are shown on the reverse side of the information board.

Information Paths further afield from the car park are shown on the reverse side of the information board.

The path is tarmacked throughout and always  wide enough for two people to walk side by side.

Surface The path is tarmacked throughout and always wide enough for two people to walk side by side.

There are picnic tables by the car park and seats on the second half of the walk.

Seat There are picnic tables by the car park and seats on the second half of the walk.

The path has passing places so that you should have to leave the hard surface to pass other people.

Width The path has passing places so that you should have to leave the hard surface to pass other people.

 

Path

 

Path

Information boards about the different trees in the area occur at various places along the side of path.

Information Information boards about the different trees in the area occur at various places along the side of path.

 

Path

Very occasionally there may be branches hanging down over the path.

Clearance Very occasionally there may be branches hanging down over the path.

 

Path

There are only gentle slopes along the route.

Gradient There are only gentle slopes along the route.

 

Path

 

Path

 

Path

The bridge may be a little slippery when wet.

Surface The bridge may be a little slippery when wet.

 

Path

There is a ramp that brings the path up to the level which provides a view over the pond.

Gradient There is a ramp that brings the path up to the level which provides a view over the pond.

The gradient of the ramp is no greater than 5% (1:20).

Gradient The gradient of the ramp is no greater than 5% (1:20).

The gradient of the ramp is no greater than 5% (1:20).

Gradient The gradient of the ramp is no greater than 5% (1:20).

There is a seat by the pond viewing area.

Seat There is a seat by the pond viewing area.

The pond is a convenient spot to observe the local wildlife.

View The pond is a convenient spot to observe the local wildlife.

An information board provides details of the pond life.

Information An information board provides details of the pond life.

 

Path

There are several seats along this section.

Seat There are several seats along this section.

There are excellent views across the pond to the woodland beyond.

View There are excellent views across the pond to the woodland beyond.

Information boards about the different trees in the area occur at various places along the side of path.

Information Information boards about the different trees in the area occur at various places along the side of path.

Information boards about the different trees in the area occur at various places along the side of path.

Information Information boards about the different trees in the area occur at various places along the side of path.

Information boards about the different trees in the area occur at various places along the side of path.

Information Information boards about the different trees in the area occur at various places along the side of path.

 

Path

Information boards about the different trees in the area occur at various places along the side of path.

Information Information boards about the different trees in the area occur at various places along the side of path.

There are three seats by the second viewing area.

Seat There are three seats by the second viewing area.

The information board explains more about woodland wildlife.

Information The information board explains more about woodland wildlife.

Further seats are available.

Seat Further seats are available.

Information boards about the different trees in the area occur at various places along the side of path.

Information Information boards about the different trees in the area occur at various places along the side of path.

There is picnic table but it is set a little up from the path.

Seat There is picnic table but it is set a little up from the path.

Information boards about the different trees in the area occur at various places along the side of path.

Information Information boards about the different trees in the area occur at various places along the side of path.

The views to the woodland are attractive especially in spring and autumn.

View The views to the woodland are attractive especially in spring and autumn.

There is a gradient over about 40m of no more than 8% (1:12)

Gradient There is a gradient over about 40m of no more than 8% (1:12)

There is a gradient over about 40m of no more than 8% (1:12)

Gradient There is a gradient over about 40m of no more than 8% (1:12)

Information boards about the different trees in the area occur at various places along the side of path.

Information Information boards about the different trees in the area occur at various places along the side of path.

 

Path

Another seat is available about 100m before the car park is reached.

Seat Another seat is available about 100m before the car park is reached.

A little mud and water may come off the hillside onto the path in this area.

Surface A little mud and water may come off the hillside onto the path in this area.

One of the information signs is set upon a grass bank.

Information One of the information signs is set upon a grass bank.

Information boards about the different trees in the area occur at various places along the side of path.

Information Information boards about the different trees in the area occur at various places along the side of path.

The car park is in sight

Path The car park is in sight

Information boards about the different trees in the area occur at various places along the side of path.

Information Information boards about the different trees in the area occur at various places along the side of path.

 

Path

The path ends over the little bridge back in the car park.

End The path ends over the little bridge back in the car park.

The car park has ample space and has a good level surface throughout.

CarPark The car park has ample space and has a good level surface throughout.

Wooler Common Phototrail

 

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