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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Outside Barmoor South Moor
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. ...

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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Parish Church Choir
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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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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Church and Coastline
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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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. ...

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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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
Located within Berwick Barracks, it is home to the stunning Berwick Burrell Collection of art & ceramics plus historical town artefacts. ...

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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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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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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 ...

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Hostel
Berwick-upon-Tweed
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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Self Catering
Berwick-upon-Tweed
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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Bed & Breakfast
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
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 ...

Hay Farm Heavy Horse Centres Christmas Fayre
Family event
Berwick-upon-Tweed
The whole centre is transformed ready to welcome Santa before he leaves mid afternoon with Merlin pulling his special Christmas Carriage. ...

Outside Composers at Woodlands
Eviivo
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Berwick-upon-Tweed
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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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. ...

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. ...

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Self Catering
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 ...

External View
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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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Christmas Eve Carol Service
Music & Dance
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Come and mark Christmas with a traditional service of Carols and Readings. ...

Templars historic exterior
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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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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 ...

The Tower
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. ...

Andrew Major
Museums and galleries
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Gallery by the dock on Tweedmouth's Main St. Fresh accessible contemporary paintings and unusual delightful small presents, cards and prints.  ...

Carol Service for those who find Christmas a difficult time
Music & Dance
Berwick-upon-Tweed
A reflective service for everyone who finds Christmas a difficult time, perhaps because of bereavement or some other reason. All welcome. ...

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.  ...

Berwick walls from the window
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Self Catering
Berwick-upon-Tweed
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 ...
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Berwick-upon-Tweed
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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House viewed from Berwick's Walls
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 ...

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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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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. ...

African Children's Choir
Music
Berwick-upon-Tweed
The internationally acclaimed African Children’s Choir are being hosted by Waypoint Church and will perform at the Jubilee Centre. ...

Outside Gymnasium Gallery
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. ...

Scene inside Regimental Museum Kings Own Scottish Borderers
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. ...

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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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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