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Town Hall and Town Gaol Berwick upon Tweed

Marygate, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1BN, England
+44 1289 330900
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Historic landmark.

Located at the south end of Marygate, Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland. This imposing building... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gregory O
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Must do

Do not miss this on any visit to the town, a guided tour with a difference made more so by the most... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
99tanderson
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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Marygate, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1BN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located at the south end of Marygate, Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland. This imposing building dates from the 1750’s. Tours of the town hall also encompasses a visit to the old gaol, reconstructed courtroom & belfrey. Guided tours: Monday to Friday, 10.30am & 2.00pm, from Eastertide...More

Thank Gregory O
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do not miss this on any visit to the town, a guided tour with a difference made more so by the most knowledgeable and personable guide. The stairs may prove an obvious problem for some but the presentation of the unfolding story of the site...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were the only people on this guided tour,which was great for us as we could ask as many questions as we wanted.This is an extremely interesting tour.The jail is above the town hall .You can go into some of the cells, one of them...More

1  Thank Lakeland5
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

For the princely sum of £2.50 per person this is a must do trip for anyone interested in finding out more about the fascinating history of Berwick-Upon-Tweed. We thoroughly enjoyed a very informative tour of the Town Hall and Gaol block. Our tour guide, Michael...More

1  Thank Ian J
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Took a tour of the town hall with an excellent guide. There was only 3 of us on the tour. Fascinating history of the town hall and it's uses as courtroom and gaol over the years.

Thank blueintheface808
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

It was my first time in the town of Berwick & friends had told me that I must visit the Town Hall as it was the highlight of the town. Once there I met the amazing Michael. He really bought the history alive with his...More

1  Thank Hans66995
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

This morning I took a walk along the River Tweed by the lovely Village of Sprouston not far from Kelso. The scenery was absolutely fantastic, it was tranquil and quiet. The River is an excellent place for walking and for Salmon Fishing. I believe this...More

Thank john_selkirk
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

This is very nice place to visit and a lovely town hall with very interesting history. I think was built around year 1740. We meet mayor of Berwick at town hall by chance and he toke us for a tour in the building and he...More

Thank Sagvan K
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

The building is quite imposing and serves multiple uses. Well worth the visit and quite intriguing buulding

Thank Auscoach
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

We had a really informative tour of the Town Hall and jail which is on the top floor. Michael was our guide and we can honestly say that he was the best ever......information was delivered with wit and dry humour which kept us in stitches...More

Thank Annie540
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