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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 3 weeks ago
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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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 4 days 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 6 days ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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

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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 Tony P
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
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Amazing to see all the original ramparts and gun emplacements and read the notice boards explaining how and when they worked, well worth the walk and the views are superb!

Thank winko62
Reviewed 18 August 2018

this is one of the most beautiful towns i have ever been walk all round so much to seeif your interested in history.

Thank Tonybouzy
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Castle was built to keep the Scots out ;there are 3 entrance to the town ,a good walk to find them all ,also a nice walk down to the river along to the castle ruins most of this was reused to build town hall exc....More

Thank George F
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