We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Berwick Upon Tweed Castle & Ramparts

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Review Highlights

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
via mobile
Easy to get to

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
Read all 147 reviews
All photos (91)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“the river”(25 reviews)
“nice walk”(8 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.
Open Now
Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1DF, England
+44 370 333 1181
Improve This Listing
Reviews (147)
Filter reviews
145 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews the river nice walk old town hall boards explaining visited berwick worth the effort quay walls walking round the walls parking disc beautiful town gun emplacements holy island riverside walk golf course free attraction local history sunny day
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 145 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even on a freezing cold December day, with a fresh wind in our faces, we thoroughly enjoyed the walk around the ramparts of this historic and attractive town. The ramparts provide excellent views of the estuary, the bridges, and much of the impressive architecture of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 11 November 2018 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.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 317callumg
Reviewed 8 November 2018 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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alan H
Reviewed 29 October 2018 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!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank R9299UOandrewd
Reviewed 17 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Goldengambler
Reviewed 28 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank one9eighty
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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tonypr33c3
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 nearby hotels
The Kings Arms Hotel
358 reviews
.36 km away
Queens Head Hotel
469 reviews
.45 km away
Travelodge Berwick upon Tweed
390 reviews
1.70 km away
Marshall Meadows Country House Hotel
574 reviews
4.11 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 105 nearby restaurants
Upper West St
123 reviews
.34 km away
The Corner House
165 reviews
.18 km away
Foxtons Restaurant & Wine Bar
669 reviews
.35 km away
Thistle do Nicely
129 reviews
.32 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 50 nearby attractions
The Albion Inn
10 reviews
1.32 km away
The Elizabethan Walls
693 reviews
.25 km away
The Maltings Theatre & Cinema
112 reviews
.36 km away
Berwick-upon-Tweed Barracks and Main Guard
270 reviews
.01 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Berwick Upon Tweed Castle & Ramparts staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines