Berwick-upon-Tweed The Essential
England's most northerly town is part of Northumberland, a historic county of castles and battlefields bearing witness to age-old conflicts between the English and the Scots. Between 1147 and 1482, the town changed hands no less than 13 times! Berwick has some remarkable 16C fortifications, which ironically have never been required, meaning that they have survived entirely intact.
A once-great castle where, in 1291, the
The elegant 15-arch Old Bridge, built in
This fine 18C manor with a portico with