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Best walks near Berwick-upon-Tweed

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Berwick-upon-Tweed and the surrounding villages are some of the most picturesque and interesting places to visit in Northumberland. With its breathtaking countryside, rugged coastline, and colourful history, there's so much to see on your visit here. 

Whether you’re staying close by in our Berwick Holiday Park or you’re a short drive away at our Haggerston Castle Holiday Park, exploring on foot can be the best way to experience the area. Lace up your walking boots and grab the dog’s lead for walkies for some great walks in Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Berwick-upon-Tweed Coast and Walls Walk

Berwick-upon-Tweed Coast and Walls Walk
Beautiful Berwick-upon-Tweed

Distance: 3 miles 

Terrain difficulty: easy - partially paved, pram and wheelchair friendly 

This fairly easy circular walk takes you along a short stretch of the beautiful coast, then circles the town via the town walls and Elizabethan ramparts. You'll have the opportunity to paddle on the sandy beaches and explore some of the galleries and museums within the town along the way. You’ll start at the club house near the edge of the golf course, overlooking the pier.

Follow the tarmac path past the Elizabethan walls and under the archway to the Parish Church. Continue along and you’ll see the main town road Marygate and a sculpture of a lady with two dogs while passing by Meg's Mound, a small coffee bar, and over the River Tweed. You can visit the Barracks if you want to, or continue your journey until you end up back at the car park where you began. 

Most of the walk is on paved paths, with just a short section on the grass coastal path. It's a relatively flat route with just a few short slopes, and there are no steps or stiles. All in all, it'll take 1-2 hours to complete. Happy walking!

Berwick Estuary Walk

Berwick Estuary Walk

Distance: 5 miles 

Terrain difficulty: moderate - mostly flat but a bit muddy in places 

If you're looking for a relaxing stroll with a bit of a challenge, this circular walk along the river Tweed might be ideal. It loops along the banks where it can get a little muddy and overgrown in places but allows you to view the beautiful bridges up close. 

With your comfy waterproof shoes on, start along the Quay in Berwick. From here, follow the path along the banks and take in the stunning countryside scenery as you walk. Be careful — some areas are fairly narrow here. Once you reach the A1 bridge, you can cut across to the other side of the bridge and make your way back until you reach the Old Bridge, which takes you to where you started. 

If you're feeling peckish, there are plenty of spots to have a picnic!

Spittal to Cocklawburn Beach

Spittal to Cocklawburn Beach
Cocklawburn: a spectacular scene

This there-and-back-again route takes a beautiful coastal route along the beaches and clifftops of the Berwick area. 

You can start from Spittal across the river from Berwick, in the beach car park. From here, follow Main Street all the way along until it ends. Continue along the coastal footpath - you’ll pass through the nature reserve and along past the lighthouse. Looking out to sea, you’ll get a glimpse of Holy Island and the Farne Islands, as well as plenty of opportunities to spot relaxing seals and seabirds catching the updraught from the cliffs. 

Your trip ends once you reach Cocklawburn Beach. It’s fairly hilly in places, so watch your step!

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Tweed and Coast Nature Trail

Tweed and Coast Nature Trail
Spittal: easily accessed from our Berwick park

Distance: 3 miles 

Terrain difficulty: easy to moderate - mixture of pavement and sand 

Take a walk on the wild side with one of the shorter walking routes. This nature trail sets a path through the most picturesque parts of Berwick and the surrounding area. For nature lovers of all ages, it’s a must if you’re looking for nature walks in Berwick-upon-Tweed. 

You’ll find 14 butterfly-shaped signposts that change with every season, so you learn new information about all the wildlife and plants found here throughout the year. There’s a standard route to follow, but where the ground gets unstable or muddy, you can follow alternative routes which are clearly marked. Dogs are very welcome to join you on the trip. 

You’ll start at Coronation Park in Berwick and make your way through the town, over the bridge to Tweedmouth, and onto Spittal Beach. Spot seabirds, seals, and all kinds of insects and plants throughout your journey.

Berwick-upon-Tweed Circular

Distance: 3 miles 

Terrain difficulty: easy to moderate - some steep climbs 

This Berwick-upon-Tweed walk shows off some of its most famous landmarks and it’s ideal for families with dogs (on leads) and people using wheelchairs, as there are step-free paths along the trail. 

Start at the Berwick train station, then follow the route to the riverside path where you’ll get stunning views of the castle. Stroll down near the white walls which lead from the castle and onto the beach. Snap some pictures of the town's iconic bridges and check out the five bastions, bell tower, golf course, and barracks before you head back. You can stop in the barracks to the museum if you’d like (dogs are welcome inside) or make your way back to where you started. 

When you’ve finished exploring, head back into town along Church Road and grab a bite to eat on Marygate, the main commercial street. Enjoy!

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As at 1 January 2024, price is available at all parks, excluding Church Farm, Cala Gran, Cardigan View, Kiln Park, Littlesea, Lydstep Beach, Penally Court, Perran Sands, Rockley Park, Riviere Sands, Seashore, Seaview and Thornwick Bay.   

Access to holiday home is subject to park opening times. Park cannot be used as a permanent residence.  

Haven Leisure Ltd is registered in England (No. 01968698) and is a FCA appointed representative of Bourne Leisure Limited (t/a Haven).  Bourne Leisure Ltd is registered in England (No. 04011660) and is authorised and regulated by the FCA (Financial Services Register No. 312847) as a credit broker and insurance distributor. Registered office:  One Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 4YL.  We may receive commission from the finance provider if you enter into an agreement with them.  

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As at 7 June 2024, price is available at Cleethorpes Beach, Craig Tara, Golden Sands, Haggerston Castle and Orchards until 31 August 2024. Haven reserves the right to withdraw this offer at any time. 

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Park cannot be used as a permanent residence. Haven Leisure Ltd is registered in England (No. 01968698) and is a FCA appointed representative of Bourne Leisure Limited (t/a Haven).  Bourne Leisure Ltd is registered in England (No. 04011660) and is authorised and regulated by the FCA (Financial Services Register No. 312847) as a credit broker and insurance distributor. Registered office: One Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 4YL. We may receive commission from the finance provider if you enter into an agreement with them.  

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Park cannot be used as a permanent residence. Haven Leisure Ltd is registered in England (No. 01968698) and is a FCA appointed representative of Bourne Leisure Limited (t/a Haven). Bourne Leisure Ltd is registered in England (No. 04011660) and is authorised and regulated by the FCA (Financial Services Register No. 312847) as a credit broker and insurance distributor. Registered office: One Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 4YL. We may receive commission from the finance provider if you enter into an agreement with them.

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Images are shown for representational purposes. Access to holiday home is subject to park opening times.

Park cannot be used as a permanent residence. Haven Leisure Ltd is registered in England (No. 01968698) and is a FCA appointed representative of Bourne Leisure Limited (t/a Haven). Bourne Leisure Ltd is registered in England (No. 04011660) and is authorised and regulated by the FCA (Financial Services Register No. 312847) as a credit broker and insurance distributor. Registered office: One Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 4YL. We may receive commission from the finance provider if you enter into an agreement with them.

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