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Berwick Upon Tweed Castle & Ramparts

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It’s free to walk around what is left of the walls/ramparts with a few different places to enter... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Walsall, United Kingdom
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As we walked along the river Tweed away from the estuary passing the three town bridges, just past... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Peter R
Dartford, United Kingdom
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“the river”(25 reviews)
“lovely walk”(9 reviews)
“old town hall”(2 reviews)
Berwick's Ramparts, with their arrow-shaped bastions, offer fine views across the remains of the town's medieval walls and the River Tweed.
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Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1DF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great walk, good example of Venetian style fortifications, past Late Georgian houses great views over Tweed and North Sea. Excellent free attraction, easy to get back into town.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Berwick including the Ramparts, we found the gardens Ramparts and even the streets well presented and clean. Wonderful.place to visit as also the people are very friendly and helpful.Cant praise place enough.

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful visit to Berwick upon Tweed the weather was lovely and the history of the town incredibly interesting which we tied in with a visit to the Chainbridge. A thoroughly enjoyable trip well worth a visit for anyone travelling to Northumberland a hidden gem!

Thank R9299UOandrewd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was around the Berwick station area, so really only saw the castle and not any of the ramparts. There's a lot of history associated with Berwick Castle, it's also just a ruined castle with not much to see. It's right next to the Royal...More

Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Arriving from the north travelling down the main st turn left into a supermarket just before a overhead bridge. go through the supermarket parking area to the free parking area. Go to the bottom of the car park and you will find that it will...More

Thank Goldengambler
Reviewed 27 September 2018

We were full of hope going to Berwick, but unfortunately were left disappointed. Fortunately this free walk allowed us to stay longer then how long it took to find a decent car park. A castle was promised, but all we could find was a ruined...More

Thank Martyn H
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

It’s free to walk around what is left of the walls/ramparts with a few different places to enter. We couldn’t find the castle though.

Thank Tracey1169
Reviewed 10 September 2018

As we walked along the river Tweed away from the estuary passing the three town bridges, just past the Royal Borders bridge you come across the castle ruins. There is a notice board giving some brief details about the original castle. Just past the castle...More

1  Thank Peter R
Reviewed 2 September 2018

If you didn't know the ramparts were a thing you'd not know they were there. You could easily walk along the ramparts without knowing they were the ramparts. OK, so it's obviously a big man made hill to keep the Scots out but there's little...More

Thank tonypr33c3
Reviewed 22 August 2018

This is a great free walk on the old walls of the town. The paths are very well maintained, clean and easy with small inclines. There are boards explaining the history all along the way.

Thank md1mm
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