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Berwick-upon-Tweed Town Council,
5 The Chandlery,
T: 01289 302391
22 December 2016 - New Leisure Centre for Berwick
20 December 2016 - Could you be a Volunteer Buddy?
18 November 2016 - Bridge Street Improvements - Have Your Say!
07 November 2016 - Remembrance Day Events Taking Place on Sunday 13 November 2016
16 January 2017 - Staffing Committee
17 January 2017 - Planning Committee
28 January 2017 - Big Garden Birdwatch
Welcome to Berwick-upon-Tweed
BERWICK PROMOTIONAL FILM
Watch the new promotional film
by Berwick Town Council
and Lighthouse Film Company
by clicking here.
|Pictures courtesy of Dave Sanderson and Jim Gibson.
IF YOU WANT TO VISIT BERWICK CLICK HERE.
|FOR INFORMATION REGARDING BERWICK-UPON-TWEED TOWN COUNCIL MEETINGS CLICK HERE.|
BERWICK-UPON-TWEED. A Brief Introduction
At the mouth of the River Tweed, Berwick is located midway between Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Edinburgh, on the Main East Coast railway line. Close to the A1, with two international airports and a ferry route to Europe just an hour away, Berwick is perfectly located for day visits, short-breaks or longer stays to explore everything it has to offer as well as Northumberland and the Borders.
The definitive border town, focus of centuries of warfare between England and Scotland, Berwick has the most complete bastioned defences in Northern Europe. A boat-building town from the eighteenth century, and centre of a thriving salmon fishing industry, the cobbled quayside is full of interest and in the summer months you can step back in time and watch the netting of salmon in the Tweed, still taking place from Gardo's Batt, a tradition unique to Berwick.
Berwick is home to a thriving arts and culture scene, including the very successful Maltings Theatre and Arts Centre. Painted by Turner, the town was also a favourite of LS Lowry.
With cliff-top and riverside walks, long sandy beaches, and a lively promenade at Spittal, Berwick is perfect for families and activity breaks and only a short distance from a whole range of attractions, including long-distance walks and cycle routes. For more information about Berwick see www.visitberwick.com
|The following services are provided by Northumberland County Council. Clicking on the links below will direct you to the correct page on the Northumberland County Council website.|
|Licensing (including taxi and minicab) is dealt with by Northumberland County Council.
For alcohol & entertainment licensing click here.
For taxi and minicab licensing click here.