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Private Bike Tour of Berwick

Graham Bell

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Highlights

We will head south over the river to Tweedmouth and Spittal before looping back over the New Bridge to take in the town on the north bank,passing several Lowry Trail boards.

The route is relatively flat and uses trails as well as roads which should be suitable for most riders and bike types.

The pace will be gentle and will stop regularly at points of interest where you can take photographs and your local guide will answer any questions you may have.

Once you have finished your tour you will be in a great position to explore the area more in your own time,choosing your own favourite locations to revisit.

A walking tour of the Elizabethan Walls is also available on request,text 07773 311 156 for details.

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: River Tweed, Berwick upon Tweed England

We travel on the south bank initially giving great views back over the town.
Hopefully we will see swans,seals and salmon fishing.

Stop At: Spittal Beach, Waterloo Pl, Spittal, Berwick upon Tweed TD15 1SA England

A popular beach and resort going back to Victorian times.
Visit the Venetian Pavilion later for a coffee or ice cream.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Royal Border Bridge, River Tweed, Near the Castle and Station, Berwick upon Tweed England

Get up close and marvel at the construction of the bridge built 170 years ago.
Take in views upstream of the river and castle opposite.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Berwick Upon Tweed Castle & Ramparts, Berwick upon Tweed TD15 1DF England

As well as the Castle ruins you will see the magnificent intact Elizabethan Walls and Bastions.
Take a leisurely walk around the Walls later, with stunning 360 deg views over land and sea which will take approximately an hour.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Berwick-upon-Tweed Barracks and Main Guard, Parade, Berwick upon Tweed TD15 1DF England

We pass through the Cow Port Gate to the Barracks which contains the town museum and
Kings Own Scottish Borderers Regimental Museum.
For more information see points 8 & 9 below.
We then move to the Parade where we can see both English and Scottish churches as well as the Freemasons Hall.
For more information see point 7
below.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Town Hall and Town Gaol Berwick upon Tweed, Marygate, Berwick upon Tweed TD15 1BN England

From the Parade we can also see the Town Hall steeple dominating the skyline 153' above.
You can visit the palatial Guildhall as well as seeing the Gaol and stocks outside on organised tours.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Berwick Lighthouse, Berwick Pier, Berwick upon Tweed England

Located at the end of the Pier you get great views south to Longstone Lighthouse on the Farnes,famous for Grace Darling as well as the castles at Lindisfarne and Bamburgh.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Lowry Trail, Berwick upon Tweed England

We will pass 10 of the 18 boards on the tour letting you know where they are located.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Church of the Holy Trinity, The Vicarage Parade The Vicarage, Parade, Berwick upon Tweed TD15 1DF England

We will see this unusual church without a steeple built during Cromwellian times from the Parade.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Kings Own Scottish Borderer's Museum, The Barracks Parade, Berwick upon Tweed TD15 1DG England

The museum is located within the Barracks and is recommended as a separate visit by booking through English Heritage subject to Covid restrictions.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: The Elizabethan Town Walls, Town Walls, Berwick upon Tweed TD15 1BN England

Also called the Ramparts we will see almost continually as we circle the town.
It is worth taking an hour of your time to gently walk round taking in the stunning views.

Stop At: Berwick Museum & Art Gallery, Berwick Barracks, Parade, Berwick upon Tweed TD15 1DG England

Also situated within the Barracks a separate visit is recommended together with the KOSB museum.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Coronation Park, 2 Castle Terrace, Berwick upon Tweed TD15 1NP England

Probably one of the best views in town,from the Cheviots in the south to the Eildons in the west with the Tweed nestling below.
A path takes you down to the river where you can walk a mile upstream returning by climbing up Askew path (fairly steep)

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Berwick Boat Trips, Quayside, Quay Walls, Berwick-Upon-Tweed TD15 1HE, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1HE, UK

We end the tour on the Quayside which is where the pontoon for embarking is located.
Highly recommended for seeing swans,seals and sometimes even dolphins.
Prior booking online is recommended as demand is particularly high in summer.
You are ideally placed for a cup of coffee on the Quayside or through the Sally Port in the Walls to Bridge St for something stronger!

Duration: 5 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Usual distancing rules apply,masks optional (not supplied)
Inclusions
  • Tour with your own bikes.


Exclusions
  • Bikes (may be available to hire direct from Berwick Cycles from £12 for half day)
  • Entry/Admission - Berwick-upon-Tweed Barracks and Main Guard
  • Entry/Admission - Town Hall and Town Gaol Berwick upon Tweed
  • Entry/Admission - Kings Own Scottish Borderer's Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Berwick Museum & Art Gallery
  • Entry/Admission - Berwick Boat Trips


Departure Point
YHA Berwick, Dewar's Ln, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1HJ, UK


Departure Time
9:30 AM

Duration
75 to 90 minutes

Return Details
Berwick Boat Trips, Quayside, Quay Walls, Berwick-Upon-Tweed TD15 1HE, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1HE, UK


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