Berwick upon Tweed or just Berwick is
a Town in Northumberland northeast
England, 63 miles north of Newcastle, 3 miles south of the
Border with Scotland. North
Berwick is in Scotland, 39 miles
Berwick is popular for its Ramparts /
Town Walls, Museum & Art Gallery at
the Ramparts, Bridges, Castle Ruins by
the Bridges, and River of Sea Boat Trips.
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The image top is of Castlegate with the main
street running from the Arch down into Berwick
centre named Marygate. The main Building at the
bottom of Marygate is the Town Hall completed
in 1754, where at times you can take Tours
around the building with its Old Jails.
There is a a vast Car Park to the left just
before the Arch, ideal for exploring
The Car Park is at the top side of Berwick
City Walls, that run round much of Old Berwick.
The earliest parts of the Ramparts were built
for King Edward 1 in the 1300s, soon after he
captured Berwick from the Scots.
The Ramparts seen today were mainly built
from the 1550s for Queen Elizabeth 1.
Golf Club is a short walk east of the Car
Park, founded in 1903.
Next to the Golf Club is Berwick Holiday
Park looking over the sea with a Beach.
and Art Gallery is the top Attraction in the
Town, in Berwick Barracks, at the top side of
the Ramparts, close to the Car Park. The Museum
covers the History of Berwick and the Military
Units that used the Buildings over the
St Andrews Church is next to the Museum on
the Parade, a scenic Square, built in 1859 as a
Church is also on the Parade, next to St
Andrews Church, completed in 1652.
You can walk along the Ramparts for great
views with Information Boards here and there
giving the History.
Where the Ramparts pass the south side of
the Town Centre is the Main Guard
Museum. This Building was one of four
Guardhouses along the Ramparts, the only one
left, with interesting History of Berwick and
Battles in and around the Town.
Just along from the Main Guard is the
Chandlery where you can take Boat Trips on the
River Tweed, or out to Sea.
Next to the Chandlery is Berwick Old
Bridge from the early 1600s. Before this
Bridge, there had been a number of Wooden
Bridges, all destroyed by Floods or
The New Road Bridge, or Royal Tweed
Bridge, is next to the Old Bridge,
completed in 1928.
The Railway Viaduct, or Royal Border
Bridge, was built in the 1840s, a short
walk west. This Bridge is part of the East
Coast Main Line that runs between London and
Next to the Viaduct are the remains of
This Castle was built in the 1100s for the
Scottish King David I, with it being captured
by the English a number of times during wars
between England and Scotland. Berwick
officially became part of England after an
Invasion of Scotland in 1482. Wiki
Castle Vale Park is up a steep path above
the Castle Ruins with great views over the