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Walking in Berwick-upon-Tweed is by far the best way to see the town. From short walks round the Elizabethan Walls to longer distance coastal walks, if you are looking for the best places to walk in Northumberland, look no further than Berwick walks.

The Lowry Trail

Follow in the footsteps of L.S. Lowry on The Lowry Trail

If you would like to take a town trail round Berwick, Tweedmouth and Spittal, you can follow in the footsteps of Manchester artist L.S.Lowry on The Lowry Trail. Lowry, famous for his matchstick-men paintings, used to holiday frequently in Berwick-upon-Tweed and as a result he made more than thirty sketches, drawings and paintings while visiting the area. The Lowry Trail is made up of 18 interpretation panels on both sides of the River Tweed, and has an accompanying leaflet available from Berwick Tourist Information Centre.

There is a new Berwick walk which has been launched by the Royal Geographical Society as part of the 'Discovering Britain' series. The walks are free, fun, easy to do and come complete with a map, and a choice of an audio or written commentary of the places of interest along the walks. Everything that is needed to enjoy the Berwick walk can be downloaded from the Discovering Britain website.

For free downloadable short walks, please click here.

For long distance walks in North Northumberland, please see our Long Distance Walks page here.

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    Berwick-upon-Tweed Tourist Information Centre

    (upstairs in the library)
    TD15 1DB

    +44 01670 622155

    Guided Tour
    Tours, Tour Guides and Courses

    Derek Sharman’s friendly and informative guided walking tours start from Berwick Tourist Information Centre around Berwick town and its unique Elizabethan ramparts and bastions.

    Berwick TIC
    Tours, Tour Guides and Courses

    Friendly - Informative - Easy Walking.

    Ramparts & Hidden Berwick tour takes place at 11am Monday-Friday (Easter-October) starting from Berwick Tourist Information Centre.

    Peg loom weaving with plant dyed wool
    Experiences and workshops

    Workshops and courses offered - discover natural dyes, eco printing, indigo & Shibori and weaving.  Be inspired by rock, sea and sky!



    Tours, Tour Guides and Courses

    L S Lowry (1887 - 1976) visited the town of Berwick many times from the mid-1930's until the summer before he died. The Berwick Lowry Trail identifies the sites of many of his finest paintings and drawings of the town.

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