for the Berwick Town Centre leaflet
Getting to Berwick-upon-Tweed
Berwick-upon-Tweed is on the main London to Edinburgh
train line. Journey times vary but London to
Berwick-upon-Tweed generally takes about 3hrs 40mins and
from Edinburgh 40mins. 1 Sallyport is a 15mins walk from
the train station, or if you prefer there is always a
If you plan to use a car, Berwick-upon-Tweed is just off
the A1, roughly half way between Newcastle-upon-Tyne and
For more detailed directions, including where to park a
car, click the map to the left.
This is a prime location if you wish to be in the centre
of town close to pubs, restaurants and the theatre.
1 Sallyport is in a conservation area in the centre of
Berwick-upon-Tweed. It is a beautifully renovated and
restored merchants house. It is a grade 2 listed building
sensitively restored with open fires, stained glass and
many other character features. It is one minute from the
harbour's edge where there are breathtaking views of the
river Tweed and its three spectacular bridges.
1 Sallyport welcomes small very well behaved dogs.
Robson Greene loves Northumberland and his T.V programme
has shown wonderful places to visit.
We are perfectly located for visiting Holy Island
(Lindisfarne) birth place of Christianity, just 9 miles
away. Also for Bamburgh, 15 miles away, home of the Grace
Darling Museum and Bamburgh Castle, with one of the best
beaches in the UK. And 30 miles from Alnwick castle, Harry
Potter Land to some! Alnwick has the Duchess of
Northumberland's famous water garden and tree house, the
largest one in the world.
For links to rail time, the Alnwick Gardens website and
Holy Island safe crossing times please click HERE.