Berwick-upon-Tweed

Located at the most northerly tip of Northumberland, just three miles from the Scottish Border, the peaceful town of today is a far cry from its turbulent past; captured or sacked 13 times before finally falling into English hands in 1482.


Admire the views from the Elizabethan Walls at Berwick

A view across Berwick-upon-Tweed Estuary

A view across Berwick-upon-Tweed Estuary

Built to keep out invading Scots, walk the complete circuit of the walls to take in spectacular sights across the River Tweed estuary and Berwick’s three bridges. The iconic Royal Border Bridge was built by Robert Stevenson and considered one of the finest bridges in the world.

Take a brisk morning stroll along Bamburgh Beach

With the brooding ramparts of the iconic Bamburgh Castle to one side and the world-famous Farne Islands out to sea on the other, the vast swathe of dune-fringed sands of Bamburgh beach is a dramatic location to blow away the cobwebs.

Discover Northumbrian life and traditions at Ford & Etal Estate

Step back in time with the Heatherslaw Light Railway as you travel by steam between the chocolate-box villages of Ford and Etal near the Scottish Borders. Come face to face with equine giants made for working at Hay Farm Heavy Horse Centre, and explore the last operational watermill at Heatherslaw Cornmill.

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Berwick-upon-Tweed
The beautiful Border town of Berwick-upon-Tweed, at the Northernmost tip of Northumberland, is just 3 miles from Scotland.  ...

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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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Bed & Breakfast
Berwick-upon-Tweed
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 explo ...

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Berwick-upon-Tweed
A warm welcome awaits you, providing en-suite facilities, in the centre of town, close to all shops and amenities. ...
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Self Catering
Berwick-upon-Tweed
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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Elizabethan Fortifications
Historic sites
Berwick-upon-Tweed
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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Tweed 1000
Exhibition
Colourful exhibition illustrating the turbulent history of Berwick-upon- Tweed and the Tweed Valley from the Battle of Carham in 1018 until the Union of The Crowns of England and Scotland in 1603. ...

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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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Stay and experience the joys of wakening up in the morning in an antique French bed, revitalized having had the perfect night's rest in the knowledge that a freshly prepared cooked breakfast awaits yo ...
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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 estu ...

Chippendale 300 Exhibition 'The Paxton Style: Neat & Substantially Good'
Exhibition
Berwick-upon-Tweed
To celebrate the tercentenary of Thomas Chippendale's birth, Chippendale 300 is a nationwide celebration of events inspired by the life, work and legacy of Thomas Chippendale, the most famous and infl ...

Redcoats
Family event
The Redcoats have returned to Berwick Barracks in Northumberland this weekend for a spectacular display of military prowess!  ...

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Church
Berwick-upon-Tweed
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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Bed & Breakfast
Berwick-upon-Tweed
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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Berwick Market Day
Markets
Berwick-upon-Tweed
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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Church
Berwick-upon-Tweed
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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Berwick-upon-Tweed
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 ...

Berwick Literary Fest
Family event
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Berwick Literary Festival 2018 will combine various events over the 19th-21st October, including; readings, workshops, children's authors, book signings, poetry, education and schools events, mee ...

Castle Vale Lily Pond Shelter
Guided Walk/Tours
Berwick-upon-Tweed
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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Festival
Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival is an annual celebration of the art of film, set in the historic border town of Berwick-upon-Tweed. ...

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Self Catering
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Charming 4* cottage for a couple in lovely village, easily reached from Berwick and A1, - private parking, garden, pet friendly. WiFi   ...

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Church
Berwick-upon-Tweed
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 ...

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Self Catering
Berwick-upon-Tweed
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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Bed & Breakfast
Berwick-upon-Tweed
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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Museums and galleries
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Dockside Gallery, by the docks in Tweedmouth, on the south bank of the River Tweed paintings :: prints :: cards :: gifts :: inspiration  ...

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Self Catering
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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. ...

Berwick TIC
Tourist Information Centre
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Berwick is the most Northerly town in England, famous for its Elizabethan Walls, three iconic bridges, thriving culture scene, wildlife and beaches. The Tourist Information is in the heart of the town ...

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Fishing
Berwick-upon-Tweed
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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Caravan & Camping
Berwick-upon-Tweed
"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 ...

Tweed 1000
Heritage Events
Displays and activities illustrating aspects of life and warfare on the Anglo-Scottish border during 600 turbulent years of history. Part of Tweed 1000, a series of events commemorating the 1,000th an ...

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Museums and galleries
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Located within Berwick Barracks, it is home to the stunning Berwick Burrell Collection of art & ceramics plus historical town artefacts. ...

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Self Catering
Berwick-upon-Tweed
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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X18 Sightseeing
Guided Walk/Tours
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Enjoy the Northumberland Coast with our sightseeing tour. We have teamed up with Northumberland County Council to offer a sightseeing tour of the spectacular coast and countryside on service X18 betw ...

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Self Catering
Berwick-upon-Tweed
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 ...

The Apartment
Self Catering
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Beautifully presented, this ground floor apartment provides a charming retreat positioned in the heart of this bustling coastal town. ...

Great song of the North
Music
Join us for the magical finale event of Great Northumberland 2018 and experience the Great Song of the North! ...

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Self Catering
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Comfortable and cosy, single storey semi-detached cottage on working farm. Magnificent views over open farmland to the Cheviot Hills. Open fire with logs and coal provided. ...

The Anchorage
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Bed & Breakfast
Berwick-upon-Tweed
The Anchorage is a late 18th century town house in the town centre. The house has just been fully renovated, all rooms are en-suite. Special winter rates for stays of more than 3 nights. ...

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Self Catering
Berwick-upon-Tweed
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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Berwick-upon-Tweed
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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Bed & Breakfast
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Convenient, friendly, family run bed and breakfast, situated near town centre, riverside, Elizabethan walls, shops, restaurants and opposite railway station. We have storage for cycles. ...
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Berwick Cycles
Hire Shop
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Berwick Cycles is an independent cycle shop catering for all types of cyclist, providing a first class service in bike and accessory sales, repair, servicing and hire. ...

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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. ...

Castle and Town Walls
Historic sites
Berwick-upon-Tweed
The remains of a medieval castle, superseded by the most complete and impressive bastioned town defences in England. ...

Seascape
Self Catering
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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Museums and galleries
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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