Berwick upon Tweed attractions

Berwick upon Tweed attractions

Berwick upon TweedBerwick upon Tweed is in Northumberland, a county that borders Cumbria to the west, County Durham to the south, Tyne and Wear to the southeast, the Scottish Borders to the north and has nearly 80 miles of North Sea coastline. It is an area of uncrowded golden sandy beaches, stunning countryside set amongst two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the rugged Northumberland National Park. There are more castles in Northumberland than anywhere else in England and the Holy Island of Lindisfarne is the birthplace of English Christianity. Photos left: Berwick upon Tweed.

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Attractions Lindesfarne Castle & Holy Island, Northumberland. Tel: 01289 389244. Holy Island can only be reached by vehicle or on foot via a 3ml causeway, (closed from 2 hours before high tide until 3 hours after). Tide tables are displayed at the causeway - check safe crossing times. Charges apply for admission to Lindisfarne Castle. Castle opening times vary. National Trust. Charges apply. (Photo © NTPL / Joe Cornish). About 10 miles south of Berwick upon Tweed.

Lindesfarne Castle Holy Island

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Attractions Bamburgh Castle, Bamburgh, Northumberland, NE69 7D. Standing on a rocky outcrop overlooking miles of beautiful sandy beach, Bamburgh Castle dominates the Northumbrian landscape. A magnificent castle completely restored in 1900, it houses collections of china, porcelain, furniture, paintings , arms and armour. Tel: 01668 214 515. www.bamburghcastle.com. About 15 miles south of Berwick upon Tweed.

Bamburgh Castle

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Attractions Berwick upon Tweed ramparts were rebuilt during the reign of Elizabeth I,at a cost of £128000, they were the largest building scheme of any sort commissioned during her reign. One and a half miles long and still in pristine condition, they are no more than 20 feet high but very thick. They now provide an excellent walk from which to look over the town, the harbour and the river.

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Royal Border Railway BridgeAttractionsRoyal Border Railway Bridge, Berwick-upon-Tweed is one of 3 bridges spanning the river here. This 28-arch bridge, designed and built in the manner of a Roman aqueduct by Robert Stephenson, was completed in 1850. In the centre of Berwick upon Tweed.

Royal Border Railway Bridge

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Other Attractions - Durham Attractions Cumbria Attractions Borders Attractions. Also see Berwick upon Tweed Berwick upon Tweed travel Berwick upon Tweed photos. Also Coldstream hotels Duns hotels Alnwick hotels, Belford hotels Beadnell hotels & Alnmouth hotels.

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