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The Elizabethan Walls

Surrounding the old town, Berwick-upon-Tweed, England
+44 370 333 1181
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About an hour's worth of amble in beautiful surroundings

The old town walls make for a beautiful experience as they take the visitor from the sea round to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Penny G
London, England, United Kingdom
history, history, history.

This is a charming and reviewing walk which is gentle enough for all age groups. The commentary... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gerry L
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Surrounding the old town, Berwick-upon-Tweed, England
+44 370 333 1181
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The old town walls make for a beautiful experience as they take the visitor from the sea round to the river and along the Lowry trail. It is possible to see dolphins and seals down by the beach, and photos of the lighthouse, the railway...More

Thank Penny G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a charming and reviewing walk which is gentle enough for all age groups. The commentary boards are a great source of information about the history of Berwick.

Thank Gerry L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have 'walked the walls' several times on previous visits to Berwick and thoroughly enjoyed it, but today we decided to take up the suggestion of going on a guided tour & we were not disappointed! Our guide Derek was quite happy to take us, despite...More

Thank Lifeis55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We accessed the Walls from the path beside the Barracks and you immediately get a sense of the scale of these walls and the great views out to the North Sea. Helpful information boards explain the history of various points. Despite the wind, it was...More

Thank Sandra and Alan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked round the wonderful walls (yet again) today and was particularly struck by the way in which the wild flowers - buttercups and cow parsley to name but a few - have been left for all to enjoy and have not been cut down. The...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It takes about forty minutes at an easy pace to walk around the Elizabethan Walls, providing you with wonderful views from Megs Mount and Brass Bastion. Information plaques are well-placed at relevant points of special interest. The pathways, and the grass verges are all extremely...More

Thank worldtraveller045045
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have lived in the north east of England most of my life, I have also visited Berwick-upon-Tweed many times but I have never done the walk. In my view it's well worth the time and effort, it has spectacular scenery and many interesting buildings....More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The walls are well worth visiting. They are historic with information strategically located around the walls. Well maintained and amazing!

Thank Anita F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wallked into the information office saw a poster advertising the walk & guided what a knowledgeable man he showed us into places you can't do on our own great value £7 each

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whist touring Northumberland, visited Berwick and part of that visit was a walk around, the Elizabethan walls, owned or managed by English Heritage, if your an history nut, or just interested, in what went on in days gone by this is for you, interesting informative,...More

Thank Jon W
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how long is it to walk the elizabethan walls and is it ok for slow walkers
6 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...
Alan H
Where's the best place to start the walk?
11 February 2015|
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