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Tel code: 01289 | code search
Postcode: TD15 | code search
Population: 11700
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April
Craft Fair

June
Paxton House Vintage Rally

July
Music at Paxton Festival

September
Annual Fungus Foray

October
Craft Fair
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Berwick-upon-Tweed is a historic town situated on the north bank of the River Tweed in Northumberland on the Scottish Border, the town changed hands many times before 1482, since then it has remained English. Berwick-upon-Tweed is a popular tourist resort, steeped in history with many things to see and do. There is a holiday park and caravan club site, hotels, self-catering accommodation, B&B’s, a good range of shops, beaches and plenty of choice of places to eat. Historically interesting features include the three Tweed bridges including the ‘Old Bridge’ dating from 1611, the remains of the medieval Berwick Castle once subjected to many cross-border battles and the Town Wall built by Elizabeth I to protect the town; these Tudor town walls are almost completely intact and can be walked around in approximately 45 minutes. Other attractions include historic Berwick Barracks which date from 1717-1721 which houses the Museum and Art Gallery, the Tower House Pottery, the Maltings Theatre and Arts Centre with café, restaurant, bar, exhibitions, classes and workshops. Either side of the border are; the English Norham Castle once known as the most dangerous place in England and Paxton House a Scottish mansion built in 1758, four miles west of town with a collection of fine furniture and lying in parkland and woodland with a restored Victorian boathouse and a fishing museum.

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West Longridge Manor B&B (0.19 miles)

West Longridge Manor B&B
West Longridge Manor is the ideal place to spend a relaxing and comfortable break near Berwick-upon-Tweed. Set on our working family farm in rolling Northumbrian countryside, West Longridge is centrally located for a host of ... More | visit website
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Queen's Head Hotel (0.34 miles)

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A warm welcome awaits you from Garry and Joanne at the Queen's Head Hotel in Berwick-upon-Tweed. This relaxed small hotel is situated in the centre of the old town. Berwick-upon-Tweed is an ideal base from ... More | visit website

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Kings Arms Hotel (0.36 miles)

Kings Arms Hotel

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Featuring a blend of 18th century architecture and modern facilities, our hotel is centrally situated in the town, within the medieval walls and a short walk from the old quayside. Our hotel ... More

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Berwick Backpackers (0.39 miles)

Berwick Backpackers
Highly recommended by all major travel guides. We have single, twin, triple, double, family and dorm accommodation including continental breakfast. Recently added are our rooms in our Georgian town house, althought a little bit more, we ... More | visit website
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Shieling View (0.39 miles)

Shieling View

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Enjoying glorious sea views, and set just 3 miles from Berwick's many historic attractions, this detached single storey cottage makes an ideal year round base for exploring ... More

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Castle Vale House (0.62 miles)

Castle Vale House

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Welcome to our family home at Castle Vale House. This delightful and secluded property built in the 1850s is 100 yards from the main line railway station and has its ... More

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Marshall Meadows Country House Hotel (1.22 miles)

Marshall Meadows Country House Hotel

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England's most northerly hotel just 300 yards from the Scottish Border, set back in its own woodland gardens. An ideal touring centre for the spectacular Northumberland coastline and castles and the ... More

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Kirkbank House (4.52 miles)

Kirkbank House
A luxurious 5 star boutique country house in the Scottish borders, with views over the Cheviot Hills and local countryside. Spacious rooms offer Far-Eastern inspired decor, super king sized beds, luxury linen and toiletries and ... More | visit website
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The Gables (6.37 miles)

The Gables
A very warm welcome awaits you at the Gables from Angus and Claire. An elegant former Victorian Vicarage in the hamlet of Duddo, near Berwick upon Tweed Northumberland. The Gables sits on a rise with ... More | visit website
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Duns Castle (7.18 miles)

Duns Castle

This 14th century Tower House enlarged to splendid Gothic form welcomes individuals, groups and companies into its timeless historical atmosphere. The interior is warm, authentic and comfortable and the owners give their personal attention to ... More | visit website

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