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Berwick upon-Tweed Barracks and Main Guard

Parade, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1DF, England
+44 370 333 1181
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Great Military History

Once you are inside the Barracks site there are two museums located on one side of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pogwig
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East Yorkshire, UK
You really get the feel of the history

This is an English Heritage site and worth paying for if you are not a member. The buildings are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Andrew D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once you are inside the Barracks site there are two museums located on one side of the Barracks. There is the museum of the Kings Own Scotttish Borderers KOSB which has some real in depth information and military artefacts. The silverware collection and the war...More

Thank Pogwig
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an English Heritage site and worth paying for if you are not a member. The buildings are intact and well preserved.

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Visited the old barracks at Berwick on Tweed on a rainy day in October. The KOSB museum is well worth a visit. Lots of militaria on display , in a traditional setting with a minimum of push button devices.The regimental silver on display is particularly...More

1  Thank Solway73
Reviewed 1 October 2017

This is a beautiful place, beautiful buildings kept very well by English heritage. The courtyard is amazing and the guns on display are the highlight. The museum is a little on the empty side and there isn't very much to keep everyone entertained. I enjoyed...More

1  Thank balmoraljames
Reviewed 29 September 2017

If you are interested in military history and artefacts, then this is the place for you. The selection of silverware and medals are worth a close look, not so interesting is the boards that show the history through the ages. Not sure if it warrants...More

Thank Joan B
Reviewed 28 September 2017

This is run by English Heritage and simply consists of barrack blocks full of museum items or explanation boards. It would have been ideal to see inside the blocks as they would have been when used for soldiers. If you are interested in military medals...More

Thank purpletravelat
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Being members of English Heritage the Barracks are a must see whilst visiting Northumberland. It was good to learn about the history of the old boarder regiments.

Thank IanViv2015
Reviewed 20 September 2017

A visit to the Barracks and the surrounding fortifications at Berwick on Tweed is well worth a visit. The walk around the walls is itself very enjoyable but there is a charge to enter the barracks. The visit to the barracks was not what you...More

Thank mjacksonEssex
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We spent the day here walking around the town and the walls. Visited the Barracks and Main Guard and Museum which was really interesting, well worth a visit!

Thank Jane E
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We spent a good few hours in here, very interesting stuff after our walk along the town walls. If you're into all things military and interested in a little more about the defences of Berwick Upon Tweed it's a must.

Thank Carol H
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mick r
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Sorry I've no idea but as its local authority and English Heritage it may be open if its a weekend.
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