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Town Hall and Town Gaol Berwick upon Tweed

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We booked in for tour along with another couple from Wales it was comprehensive and very... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Brilliant - the best activity we did in Berwick

You can not miss the Town Hall as it is the real centre of Berwick. There are tours twice a day at... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were unable to do the tour, but you can't miss the building. Sadly it doesn't look all that impressive from the outside. We understand the tour is good value, perhaps it needs to cost more so that better signage can be afforded!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Konie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can't miss this structure and you gravitate to the signage in the hope, but alas .... it is not well done and certainly doesn't value the Heritage well. We all need to be informed and for events to be made human e.g. the Mayor's...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

We booked in for tour along with another couple from Wales it was comprehensive and very interesting with lots of artifacts etc. Emerged nearly two hours later

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

You can not miss the Town Hall as it is the real centre of Berwick. There are tours twice a day at 10:30am and 14:00pm. The cost is ridiculously low at £2.50 per person. This is incredible value for what you get. We really enjoyed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank md1mm
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

The guide was very informative and enthusiastic on this tour. We found it extremely interesting and well worth the visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

I visited here with my family whilst we were on holiday in Berwick, i expected it to be a quick visit, but we had a tour guide take us round and tell us all of the history of Berwick which was really interesting, the tour...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were unbelievably fortunate enough to have Michael guide us around the town hall and gaol on our own! We could not believe that such an interesting attraction does not have more visitors. Anyway, Michael made the tour come alive with a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank John M
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Michael entertained us for well over two hours showing us the Council rooms and the gaol upstairs - amazingly intact with many items of historic interest displayed. Would highly recommend.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

Arrived expecting a quick 30 minute tour. However this is no ordinary tour which took well over 2 hours but was so absorbing that time just flew. You learn about the history of the building from Michael the excellent guide who is a mine of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank PDJ
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This tour is a must to do when in Berwick Upon Tweed!! The Tour Guide Michael has such an interesting, knowledgeable and humorous approach to giving so much information about the fascinating history of this building. We thoroughly enjoyed the entire session, in fact Michael...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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