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Berwick upon tweed
sun deck end of may
An Indian style BBQ
Berwick Pier
Berwick's Old Bridge built 1634
The Avenue originally built for Army Officers 1720.
View of Berwick's pan tiled roofs from Fishers Fort
View fro Berwick's pier to Spittal Beach
View from Coxons Tower to Saluting Battery
View from Coxons Tower to Fishers Fort
The Russian Gun at Fishers Fort
View from Brass Bastion to Windmill Bastion
Berwick's High Street, Marygate and The Guild Hall
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England

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hannahLin...
Spalding, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Beautiful apartment ”
Reviewed 13 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

Well, what can I say about Oil Mill Lane apartment that hasn't already been said! All the reviews were spot on. Beautiful, clean, very well equipped- you wouldn't need for a thing. The fresh cream cake, milk, big bowl of fresh fruit and beautiful roses were a most welcome touch. John, the owner is on hand and very helpful in suggesting places to visit. The accommodation is handy for the town and walking around the walls, which surround Berwick. Berwick, itself, like the accommodation is full of lovely surprises. We loved the terraced garden, with the abundance of wild birds - a hidden gem to sit in when the sun shines. Thank you John, we'll be back!

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Management Response
14 Sep 2016
Dear Hannah,
Thank you very much for your lovely review, you were excellent guests and the apartment was left beautifully tidy. I look forward to welcoming you both again, fingers crossed for better weather. Best wishes, John.
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Alison P
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Quiet, clean and well-equipped - perfect!”
Reviewed 26 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016
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Oil Mill Lane apartments ranks as probably the most well equipped and comfortable cottage we have ever stayed in. John was there to greet us on our arrival and provided parking permits and information about places to go and where to eat. The welcome pack of milk, chocolate cake, and fruit bowl were really welcome after an eight hour drive, and the fresh flowers were another added touch of welcome and homeliness. I always take some essential pieces of kitchen equipment with me on holiday as often they are missing from a holiday let, but everything you could possibly want was provided at Oil Mill Lane, and we made good use of the slow cooker especially. The apartment was warm, comfortable and spotlessly clean and was just what we needed to rest and recharge our batteries. The location of the apartment is ideally situated in a quiet part of town, yet only a two minute walk to the town centre one way and a two minute walk to the estuary in the other. There are three big supermarkets within a 5 minute drive which is also useful for emergency trips to a pharmacy at 10 o'clock at night! We spent quite a bit of time relaxing at the apartment but we enjoyed visiting Edinburgh (by train), Lindisfarne, St. Abb's Head, Paxton House and Eyemouth and found the location to be an ideal base for visiting the area. All in all we had a lovely week at this wonderful apartment in an amazing part of the country and have no hesitation in recommending.

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Liked best: Comfort and cleanliness of the property
Liked least: Noisy seagulls
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
27 Jul 2016
Dear Alison, David and Hanna, its very good of you to spend your time to give such a lovely review of the apartment and informative of the local and surrounding attractions. I really must thank you for leaving the apartment very clean and very tidy, I would certainly like you and your family to vist again and again, best wishes, John.
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Paul D
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
“Very comfortable and quiet apartment”
Reviewed 29 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

We spent a week in Oil Mill Lane - two couples - and found it very relaxing and comfortable. John, the owner, is friendly and very helpful about local info - where to visit, places to eat out, etc. As other guests have mentioned, the milk, cream cake and bowl of fresh fruit waiting for us were thoughtful little touches and much appreciated.

The apartment itself is centrally situated and within walking distance of shops and attractions but also quiet. It is very well-appointed and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We visited a number of attractions in the area, including Norham, Alnwick and Bamburgh Castles, Holy Island, Chain Bridge Honey Farm and Flodden Field. Berwick is an ideal base for visiting the many places of interest in North Northumberland, as well as being a border town with its own rich history.

Unfortunately, the weather meant we were unable to enjoy sitting in John's beautiful garden but it does afford a very nice view from the living room (even in the rain)!

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Management Response
30 Jun 2016
Dear Paul,
many thank's for your super review despite having a week of terrible weather you all managed to visit quite a lot of attractions in the local area. Well done and thank's again, Best wishes, John
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_mariahut...
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Outstanding”
Reviewed 28 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

My mother and I recently stayed at Oil Mill Lane Apartment. When we arrived the owner was there to greet us and carried our luggage in. He showed us round the apartment and explained where everything was and how everything worked. There was a pint of milk in the fridge along with a fresh cream cake, there was also a supply of tea, coffee and sugar, a bowl of fresh fruit and some beautiful roses waiting for us on our arrival. The apartment was spotless, very spacious and comfortable and contained everything you could possibly need to make you feel at home. The owner was very welcoming and nothing was too much trouble for him. We are already talking about returning for another holiday next year. Excellent.

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Liked best: The apartment contained everything you could possibly need
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Other
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Management Response
29 Jun 2016
Dear Maria, thank you so much for your lovely comments, you also left the apartment very clean and tidy which is much appreciated. I am looking forward to your next visit when we can have a BBQ in the garden, Best wishes to you both, John
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Tilman201...
Hesse, Germany
1 review
“Central, quiet, very clean and comfy”
Reviewed 18 April 2016 for a stay in March 2016

Highly recommended!
Great location. Quiet Place. Very friendly owner! City center within a few minutes walking distance. Many attractions in and around Berwick.

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Liked best: Location
Travelling group: Family with Teenagers
Your age range 50-64
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Management Response
19 Apr 2016
Many thanks for you lovely review. You were excellent guests
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