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Berwick Upon Tweed Castle & Ramparts

Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1DF, England
+44 370 333 1181
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Would have been better on a warm and sunny day!

Run by English Heritage, this is a large site with some information boards to explain some of its... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2016
James B
Canterbury, England, United Kingdom
A walk around the castle walls

A very pleasant experience with some nice views and good information boards on en-route. The paths... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2015
Geoffrey S
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1DF, England
+44 370 333 1181
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Reviewed 17 March 2016

Run by English Heritage, this is a large site with some information boards to explain some of its features. Some interesting parts, and the views of the town from the top of the earthwork walls give a good idea of the layout of the town....More

2  Thank James B
Reviewed 28 November 2015

A very pleasant experience with some nice views and good information boards on en-route. The paths were well maintained as were the structures. Plenty of well kept grassed areas.

1  Thank Geoffrey S
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Lovely walk around the town walls & fortress. Dogs really need to be kept on a lead though, as there are some very steep drops. Plenty of little alleys to either join or leave the walk to head back to town if you want to....More

Thank Lyn L
Reviewed 14 September 2015

although theres not much castle left the views are specatcular and the gardens amazing,its well worth a visit to walk along the riverside to take in some wonderful scenery.

Thank Tony G
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We stayed in a cottage a few miles from Berwick and really enjoyed the walk along the walls and down to the lighthouse and boats in the harbour . We also walked along the beach as the tide was out . There is no castle...More

2  Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 1 September 2015

The castle would have been very impressive . However only the partial ruins remain. the replacement is the stunning Railway Bridge across the Tweed next to the castle structure. Even Berwick railway station is within the ruins of the castle. Tourists arriving get wonderful views...More

1  Thank Alan C
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Not much of the castle remains as it was destroyed for the railway station above. If you park there, you can walk down steps through a new park to the river and pass under the railway viaduct to the ruins. The views up and down...More

1  Thank DickTravels
Reviewed 17 August 2015

There is not much left of Berwick Castle having been destroyed in the past and then those remains demolished by the Victorian builders of Berwick railway station. However take in the remains and enjoy the views over the River Tweed and the Coronation Park nearby....More

2  Thank bdon257
Reviewed 14 August 2015

The actual castle isn't easy to locate, it's next to the Coronation Park and not the attraction. The best thing to do is to make your way onto the castle wall and walk it, that's interesting and well worth the effort ( it takes about...More

Thank Chak123
Reviewed 7 August 2015

The castle wall walk itself is beautiful and the views are spectacular. However we as a family had a nightmare experience. Being unaware of the sheer 30ft plus drops metres away from grass paths meant our dog fell into an un accessible area. There are...More

6  Thank Claire P
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