Berwick Elizabethan Walls

Elizabethan Town Walls

Overview

Berwick has been sacked or captured 13 times; these epic walls were built to keep out the invading Scots. Spend a day walking along them and get a great view across the town and stunning estuary.

What makes it special

  • Great views across the town
  • Epic town walls

Week days: 9am - 5pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: Closed

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Elizabethan Town Walls

Berwick-upon-Tweed , Northumberland, TD15 1DR

Map references

OS Grid Ref: NT 99840 53071

Lat/Lng: 55.771075, -2.0061108

Contact information

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