Towns & Villages
Berwick-upon-Tweed lies just three miles from the Scottish Border, making it the most northerly town in Northumberland.

About Berwick-upon-Tweed

Situated on the East Coast Main Line, there are regular trains that stop at Berwick, connecting passengers to Glasgow, Edinburgh, Newcastle, York, London Kings Cross and beyond. Being close to the A1 makes it an easy to reach destination.

Berwick is a town rich in history. The land was fought over by the Scottish and English, changing hands 13 times. In 1482, Berwick was finally considered English Territory. Connecting Berwick to the rest of Northumberland are the three bridges: The Royal Border Bridge (1850), designed and built by Robert Stevenson, the Old Bridge (1624) and The Royal Tweed Bridge, also known as the New Bridge (1928).

Brimming with independent cafes, antiques shops, museums, galleries, play parks, river walks and beaches, there really is something for everyone. In the summer months you can even go dolphin spotting on the Berwick Boat Trips!

If you time your visit right, you could attend one of the towns brilliant festivals:

Berwick Film Media & Arts Festival: 3rd – 5th March 2023
Open Gardens: 24th-25th June 2023
Berwick Food and Beer Festival: 18th - 20th August 2023
Berwick Heritage Open Days: 8th - 17th September 2023
Berwick Music Series: 23rd September - 21st October 2023
Berwick Literary Festival: 12th - 15th October 2023


Towns and villages near Berwick-upon-Tweed