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Places to go in Berwick, Scottish Borders

Berwick upon Tweed Borough Museum

Description: This museum tells the story of Berwick upon Tweed through the ages. Explore the old garrison town and surroundings through the sights and sounds of "Window on Berwick". Included in this museum is an exhibition of that part of the world famous Burrell Collection which Sir William Burrell, who lived at Hutton Castle, gave to Berwick upon Tweed some 300 pieces of the fine...
Type: Museums

Places to go in Berwick, Scottish Borders

Berwick Garden Centre

Description: Berwick Garden Centre is the most northerly in England. Started as a diversification by local farmer Nick Crabbie, it has developed into a place well worth visiting, be it for plants or other items for the garden, outdoor clothing, food and other local produce from the farm shop, or a gift from the wide range on offer. After a walk around the well-stocked garden centre try a quiet c...
Type: Gardens

Places to go in Berwick, Scottish Borders

Berwick Main Guard

Description: Georgian military guardhouse, built in 1815, which contains an exhibition of the history of the town and Royal Berwick. Ownership: English Heritage and Berwick Civic Society Situation OS ref: NT 999525 How to get there: By car: At Palace Green, in the town of Berwick upon Tweed. Car parking. By public transport: Regular Bus services from Edinburgh, Newcastle and th...
Type: Museums

Places to go in Berwick, Scottish Borders

Berwick upon Tweed Record Office

Description: Berwick upon Tweed Record Office is a Resource Centre for Family History Research in North Northumberland and the nearby borders area. Ownership: Berwick Borough Council Situation OS ref: NT 999533 How to get there: By car: At Wallace Green, in the town centre of Berwick upon Tweed. Car parking, nearby (Pay and Display). By public transport: Regular Bus services fr...
Type: Family-History-Research

Places to go in Berwick, Scottish Borders

Berwick Barracks - By Beat of Drum

Description: An exhibition which chronicles the history of the infantryman of the British Army from 1660 to 1900. There are 12 rooms which show reconstructions of barrack room life with original uniforms and equipment. Ownership: English Heritage - part of Berwick Barracks. Situation OS ref: NU 001531 How to get there: By car: In the town of Berwick upon Tweed. Car parking. By p...
Type: Museums

Places to go in Berwick, Scottish Borders

Chain Bridge Honey Farm Visitor Centre

Description: This honey farm which was established some 30 years ago has over 1000 colonies of bees which provide the honey and beeswax used to create the range of products offered for sale. The Visitor Centre has a superb series of exhibits which describe all aspects of bee-keeping and bee-related products. Ownership: Private Situation OS ref: NT 936508 How to get there: By car...
Type: Visitor-Attractions

Places to go in Berwick, Scottish Borders

Gymnasium Gallery

Description: Opened in 1993, this gallery has established itself as a leading venue for contemporary art and artists in the region. Details of current exhibitions are available from English Heritage (Tel: 01289 304493). Ownership: English Heritage - part of Berwick Barracks. Situation OS ref: NU 001531 How to get there: By car: In the town of Berwick upon Tweed. Car parking. By ...
Type: Visitor-Attractions

King's Own Scottish Borderers Regimental Museum

Description: This museum honours the history of this famous regiment from 1689 to the present day. It follows the changes in weaponry, uniforms etc with tableaux and audio-visual displays Ownershi...
Type: Museums

Places to go in Berwick, Scottish Borders

Norham Castle

Description: The massive remains of one the border strongholds on the banks of the Tweed, which protected Northumberland from the marauding Scots. Ownership: English Heritage Situation OS ref...
Type: Historical-Buildings

Places to go in Berwick, Scottish Borders

Paxton House & Country Park

Description: Built in 1758 by John and James Adam, Paxton House is one of the finest 18th century Palladian country houses in Britain. The interiors by Robert Adam are matched by the largest collection of Chippendale furniture in Scotland, and the regency furniture by Trotter of Edinburgh. The House lies in the heart of 80 acres of landscaped gardens, parkland and woodland. The riverside walk...
Type: Historical-Buildings

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