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Brilliant walk and tour.

Walked the walls several times during my stay and also went on Derek Sharman's tour. Worth doing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Victoria F
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Excellent

Berwick on Tweed proved an absolute delight. Took the Arriva X18 bus (with a guide commentary... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
143jc
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 August 2016

the wall surrounds the modern town. when the scots and english fought over it long ago, the town was outside the walls. it was more important to defend the castle. yeh, right. the castle changed hands 14 times; the town didn't move. I live here....More

4  Thank john m
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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Went here last weekend and have to say the whole place is a death trap! Whilst it's a beautiful walk and the views and history are amazing we nearly lost our 2 small dogs over 30ft sheers drops over the walls. I'm flabbergasted that they...More

5  Thank andyZ
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All reviews information boards lovely walk the river information points interesting walk lowry trail guided walk takes about an hour border town places of interest lots of history visiting berwick old bridge short walk sunny day couple of hours english heritage
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked the walls several times during my stay and also went on Derek Sharman's tour. Worth doing that if you have time, meeting point is at the library/tourist information centre. As part of the tour, you get to go into places not normally open to...More

2  Thank Victoria F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Berwick on Tweed proved an absolute delight. Took the Arriva X18 bus (with a guide commentary upstairs) - bus runs every 2 hours. Looked around the shops, and then walked around the town walls. The historical origins of the town became very real - this...More

2  Thank 143jc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was discovered more by chance than by design; we had a wheelchair, a pram and two excitable kids so I was a little unconvinced of how far we'd get, but I'm glad we went. Certainly there's some steep bits if you walk all the...More

1  Thank benjaminw412
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very nice walk around the walls with information boards. Beware there are some very steep banks so if you have children or dogs pay special attention. All is well kept and tidy a nice afternoon stroll.

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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

This is one area where notices to stay on the path is quite understated as a risk. The rounded grass tops to walls are deceptive. But a relatively short walk is rewarded by interesting history and different views /lovely scenery. Keep dogs and children close.

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 8 October 2018

An easy and interesting walk around Berwick's Elizabethan Walls. I had a short diversion to the lighthouse and was rewarded with one of the JS Lowry's information boards and a great view across the mouth of the Tweed. The Walls are well marked and there's...More

Thank Fiona L
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This way you see the most attractive part of town. The walls are well kept up and there are some lovely views.

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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Our recent visit to Berwick we had a chance to walk most of the town's wall and was really impressed with the views and condition of the structure

Thank Derek F
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Wonderful walk around the walls. A must do if visiting Berwick-upon-Tweed. Doesn’t take long and allows some great views and a great learning experience.

Thank Solidskave
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Despite Hurricane Ali building up through the day we of course ventured onto Megs Mount just above the new bridge for our first birds eye view of the town and river with its three bridges - old, new and railway viaduct. All major viewpoints along...More

Thank Ray S
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Keri19830
13 August 2017|
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Response from Bryan D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The walls and ramparts are one and the same but the castle is not. The castle is next to the train station and is basically ruins which you can only partially access. You can walk down to the river and up to the castle... More
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suehucklesby
7 July 2016|
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Response from AlcalaGirl2013 | Reviewed this property |
You can take as much or as little time as you wish, an hour or so, and ideal for all walkers as you can choose your own pace and enjoy the beautiful scenery...
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Alan H
12 February 2015|
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Response from Willow W |
Hi Alan, There are many places to get onto the Walls - if you are a visitor by car, it's likely you'll park at B&M by Castlegate: nearby there are steps up onto the Walls, and this is also the first 'point of contact' if... More
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