Berwick-upon-Tweed sits at the most northerly tip of Northumberland, just 3 miles from the Scottish Border. A coastal town with four sandy beaches and beautiful riverside walks, Berwick is perfectly situated for a relaxing break and a haven for walkers and cyclists.

This peaceful town is a far cry from Berwick's turbulent past; captured or sacked 13 times before finally falling into English hands in 1482, Berwick’s great Elizabethan walls were built to keep invading Scots from entering the town. Walk the complete circuit, taking in spectacular views across the River Tweed estuary and Berwick’s three bridges, including the iconic Royal Border Bridge, built by Robert Stevenson and one of the finest bridges of its kind in the world.

A view across Berwick-upon-Tweed Estuary

A view across Berwick-upon-Tweed Estuary

Explore Berwick's history by visiting museums in Berwick Barracks and The Main Guard. Take a tour of the town’s old courtroom, jail lockups and notorious ‘drunk’s cell’ in the upper floors of Berwick Town Hall.

Families can also enjoy beaches, a splash-park, soft play, creative pottery centre and the swimming pool and leisure centre as well as kids holiday activities in Berwick Museum and Berwick Parks.

Be Inspired by exhibitions in the town's fantastic galleries; The Granary Gallery, Gymnasium Gallery and Watchtower Gallery. (Opening dates and times vary).

Artist L.S. Lowry was a regular visitor to Berwick and today you can walk in his footsteps on The Lowry Trail. Worldwide bestselling novelist Rachel Joyce captures the imagination with her latest book, The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy set in Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Looking up to the clock tower on Berwick Town Hall

Looking up to the clock tower on Berwick Town Hall

Berwick has annual Film, Book, Music, Seaside, Walking and Food & Beer Festivals… to mention but a few, and The Maltings Theatre & Cinema has an excellent and varied programme of entertainment through the year. In 2015 Berwick is celebrating its 900-year story with events focusing on different aspects of the town, see Berwick 900 website.

Berwick’s close ties with Scotland remain today with Berwick’s football team being the only side in England to play in the Scottish league, as seen on Robson Green's Tales from Northumberland.

With its own East Coast Mainline railway station as well as being handily close to the A1, Berwick is an easy-to-reach destination.

More information about the town can be found on the Visit Berwick website.

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 Marlbrough Cottage
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Superior two-bedroomed cottage, stunning seafront location, fully equipped kitchen, shower-room, ramped access, all on one level, off-road parking. Satelite TV and Broadband Internet access provided. ...
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Enjoy a relaxing stay in this stylishly renovated Victorian School. En-suite rooms, full breakfast and plenty to do and see nearby make this a popular destination for a short break or longer stay in h ...
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The Orchard Cottage offers a unique fishing and family holiday destination. It boasts a private 1 mile stretch of river, exclusively for guests. ...
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Beautifully presented, this ground floor apartment provides a charming retreat positioned in the heart of this bustling coastal town. ...
Causeway Barn
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4 Star, Visit England Gold Award stone and slate Northumberland Barn Conversion in fantastic location up a residents only private drive . Surrounded by fields with cows and calves yet only 5 minutes d ...
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Free WiFi at all Border Holiday Homes's properties. Mill Wharf is a 3rd floor Gold apartment with lift to door. Part of a converted historic granary with stunning views over the harbour and Tweed ...
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Beach View is located within Spittal, a small seaside resort within two miles from the historic market town of Berwick-upon-Tweed which lies on the opposite side of the river mouth. Newly renovated an ...
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Detached house in prime position overlooking promenade and sandy beach. Magnificent sea-views. Tastefully furnished and fully equipped. ...
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Comfortable sandstone cottage fully equipped. Stunning views of Berwick, river Tweed & Cheviot Hills. Quiet countryside location 5 mins drive to town centre. Convenient for beaches, shops, pubs &a ...
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Following their hit run on Broadway, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart return to the West End stage in Harold Pinter’s No Man's Land, broadcast live to cinemas from Wyndham’s Theatre, Londo ...
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The Royal Ballet celebrates Peter Wright’s 90th birthday with his much-loved production of this beautiful classical ballet, danced to Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score. ...
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    For a truly unique bed & breakfast experience, stay in a stunning Church conversion in quiet village near Berwick-upon-Tweed - just across the river from Scotland! 5 Star with Gol ...
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Old stone-built cottage, extended into a larger bungalow, retaining as much of the character as possible. All on ground level and a beautiful private garden. ...
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Berwick Christmas Market 2016
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Once again Berwick Rotary Club are preparing to hold the annual Christmas Market again this year. Further information will be available soon. ...
Boxing Day Dip 2016
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The Annual Boxing Day Dip takes place on Saturday 26th December 2016 at 11am. Enjoy a bracing dip in the North Sea in aid of Mayor's charities (sponsor forms available from Berwick Tourist Information ...
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A delightful stone-built North Northumberland cottage, one of a small terrace of former farm workers' cottages situated in the small rural hamlet of Kentstone - a short drive from the causeway to ...
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Berwick's ancient Charter Markets take place on Marygate in Berwick town centre, Wednesdays and Saturdays all year round. Stall enquiries: Neil Brown. Market Manager, Northumberland neil.brown@n ...
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A beautiful Georgian Town House, located on the ancient Elizabethan town walls with stunning views over the River Tweed.  5 Star Gold awarded accommodation. ...
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We offer a superb 5 Star self-catering holiday cottage set in an idyllic spot on the water's edge opposite Holy Island, between Berwick-upon-Tweed and Bamburgh in Northumberland. ...
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Ancroft Church is dedicated to St Anne, the mother of Mary, so the granny of Jesus. Follow the trail quiz and climb to the top of the tower to see the sea. ...
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Longridge Towers is a Victorian building set in 80 acres of beautiful grounds, within easy access of the countryside and coast. ...
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5 star luxury accommodation, furnished and equipped to the highest standard. Perfect for individuals, couples or families who enjoy quality accommodation. Ideal location for exploring Northumberland a ...
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Templars Cottage  is an award winning garden flat only 75 metres from the golden sands of Spittal.It is part of a luxury award winning conversion of a historic biulding. It has all the charm of t ...
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The Band will be playing popular light music, with a hint of Christmas and some audience participation. ...
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Listed in Jenkins' 'Thousand Best churches'. Founded in 1650 and set within the historic Elizabethan walls of Berwick, in England’s most northerly parish. The only church to have been built in s ...
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Discover Castle Vale Park and Coronation Park on either side of the railway station, where recent investment from Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Lottery has reinvigorated these two little gems.  ...
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Six cottages tastefully furnished on riverside farm. Hard surface tennis court, fishing on River Tweed, beautiful walks. Three miles to town centre, 6 miles to beautiful beaches. ...
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Berwick's town walls are its most famous piece of architecture and still stand strong today, hundreds of years after they were built by Queen Elizabeth to keep out the invading Scots. ...
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Bridge View is situated in a quiet street, three minutes from the Railway station and the centre of town. The property is tastefully decorated and the large en-suite family room overlooks the Royal Bo ...
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Enchanting holiday cottages situated on a farm. Beautifully furnished to a high standard. Stunning view from the garden over Cheviot Hills. No pets please. The accommodation can also be let on a 2-per ...
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The museum is housed in the historic Berwick Barracks and contains historical town artefacts and part of Sir William Burrel's art collection. ...
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 The Roxburgh is family owned and ran by Eileen and Jimmy Calder.Situated by the beach in the Spittal area of historic Berwick-upon-Tweed, the Roxburgh is a delightful bed and breakfast ideal for ...
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Holiday Cottage in the heart of Berwick upon Tweed's conservation area. Sleeps 1 to 8 with discounts for smaller groups. A hundred yards or so from the sea with the local beach within walking distance ...
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Named after the exciting American composer, the Bernstein accommodation has a touch of the USA in the colour scheme. This starts in the vibrant bright red, high gloss kitchen complete with stylish blu ...
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Spectacular views of River Till, Cheviot and Eildon Hills. Sea trout/salmon fishing available. Ideal family holiday base with tennis court and games room. Within easy reach of castles and beaches. Tel ...
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Visit this beautiful and rare Civil War Church. Opened in 1652 - it is the only parish church built under Cromwell. The church contains one of the earliest installations by Lutyens, a John Knox Renais ...
Berwick Barracks & Main Guard
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Located in the Georgian market town of Berwick-upon-Tweed, visit Berwick Barracks for an insight into the life of the British infantrymen from the Cival War to the First World War. ...
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Superbly comfortable, well equipped ground floor flat. Courtyard garden Sundeck. Quiet residential area. Only 5 minutes walk from all amenities, ramparts, river beach and golf course. Owner lives in t ...
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"Your perfect holiday destination is closer than you think" Welcome to the small coastal park with the huge coastal views... Situated on the stunning Northumberland Coastline, all our holiday carava ...
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The Chain Bridge Honey Farm Visitor Centre was established in the early 1950's to allow the public to discover first hand the extraordinary tale of bees and honey. ...
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An outstanding Victorian house with original oak doors and staircase, and many other original features, 2 minutes to the station and the town centre. ...
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New 4 star, GOLD award holiday cottage in village location close to the beaches of Cockawburn, Cheswick and Goswick. Berwick upon Tweed is 2 miles to the north with shops, supermarkets and restaurant/ ...
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Berwick-upon-Tweed
Contemporary art gallery with a programme of events by Berwick Visual Arts. Check out our What's On Section for exhibition details. ...
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Museums and galleries
Berwick-upon-Tweed
The King's Own Scottish Borderers regimental museum with uniforms, medals, silver and weapons telling the story of the regiment from 1689 until the present day. ...
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Berwick-upon-Tweed
Adjacent to the Swan Leisure Centre on the A1167. We offer high standards, warm welcome, and en suite facilities. Non-smoking only. ...
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Parade School Guest House
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Berwick-upon-Tweed
Parade School Guest House offers a relaxed and friendly environment in the historic walled town of Berwick upon Tweed, in the heart of North Northumberland. Our rooms are furnished to the highest of ...
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Berwick-upon-Tweed
The remains of a medieval castle, superseded by the most complete and impressive bastioned town defences in England. ...
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Berwick-upon-Tweed
Quaint, cosy old town house with spectacular sea views. Minutes from restaurants, takeaways and shop. Five minutes walk to town centre. ...

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