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Berwick-upon-Tweed Barracks and Main Guard

Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Interesting place to visit

We enjoyed looking round and there were lots of interesting items to view. There is a little gift... read more

Reviewed today
newcastle upon tyne
One site three museums !

English Heritage site but two more museums. One local history and the other a local regimental... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Built in the early 18th century to the design of the distinguished architect Nicholas Hawksmoor, the Barracks was among the first in England to be purpose built. The 'By Beat of Drum' exhibition gives you an insight into the life of the British...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Parade, Berwick upon Tweed TD15 1DF, England
+44 1289 304493
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All reviews own scottish borderers military history english heritage british army parade ground well worth a visit regimental museum interesting exhibits purpose built great museum rainy day couple of hours on display interesting visit free entry few hours gift shop
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Reviewed today

We enjoyed looking round and there were lots of interesting items to view. There is a little gift shop and 2 nice friendly girls we’re working therr

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank spanisheyesamor
Reviewed yesterday

Sorry... I was very bored with this visit. Nothing much to look at unless you are into war history and militaria.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Pushti
Reviewed yesterday

Unless you are into militaria and war related history, this place won't be for you. We only stayed about 20 mins as I was bored, just loads of info boards to read and very little else to look at. The buildings are good to look...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank david1688
Reviewed 1 week ago

English Heritage site but two more museums. One local history and the other a local regimental museum. All are really good. Dogs allowed everywhere as well. The regimental museum was really interesting and loads of things to see .The Burrell collection was a superb surprise...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Robtt
Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

This English Heritage site was closed this morning, check out the seasonal opening hours so that you’re not disappointed. Would loved to have gone in for a look see, but had to be content with what we could see from the outside. Still had a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dr_Waugh
Reviewed February 14, 2019 via mobile

The place was beautiful, so much history to learn. It has a beautiful long beach, a lot for kids. I highly recommend

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed November 27, 2018

lots of history within the architecture as well as the human and historical history of the place and location plenty of parking too

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank chris c
Reviewed October 30, 2018

This is a must, we found Northumberland late in life, we live in Suffolk but if we lived closer we would visit more often, we love it.If you like history, walking, biking, beaches, good food, open air and castles this is the place for you!...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mikemann16
Reviewed October 20, 2018

A very interesting place to read about some of the forces history. Good guides on the wall with plenty of information and facts. Can bring home some of the harsh realities of all the wars we have been involved in. Not a complete day but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank S6243PPrichardg
Reviewed October 19, 2018

Those who are interested in history, this is a must to visit. Gives you a lot of information about regiments and KOSB. Unfortunately, it is also a rude awakening for everybody that those who served are now homeless or unemployed moreso for those who were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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mick r
January 4, 2017|
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Response from EnglishHeritageTA | Property representative |
Berwick Barracks is open 7 days a week from April to October.