Berwick is noticeable for the way strangers greet you on the street. Very friendly. The town itself is has fascinating history with to-and-fro English and Scots. The walls are still extant and there is plenty to do. In the surroundings there is good cycling country, perfect for our tandem, as long as you take the wind into account. The best weather in the UK that week was East Coast. Places to visit include Alnwick Castle (Harry Potter) and Gardens, Lindisfarne Island (Holy Island), Craster for kippers, Seahouses for sea trips to the birds on the Farne Islands, Bamburgh Castle and many others on the is coast. Inland small but interesting villages such as Ford and Etal.
The apartment is in Tweedmouth facing across the river to Berwick which is just five minutes walk away across the old bridge. And this is the view from the flat. Can also see the sand bar at the next village of Spittal. Behind us, just five minutes walk away was Asda and a commercial area plus a good sports centre with swimming pool.
The apartment has been carefully decorated and appointed so it was ideal, with cooking facilities so good that we never ate out. We would gladly use this again.
This apartment has everything you will need. It overlooks Tweed dock with its swans and sometimes seals. There is a Spar a newsagents a pub and a couple of takeaways less than 100 metres away, the town centre is is a short walk over the bridge. A very nice welcome with home made cake and wine, milk in fridge and tea and coffee available. The apartment is finished to a high standard including a walk in shower. We would have preferred a firmer/larger bed but that's just a personal thing. The secure parking space was a little tight but our Ford Kuga wasn't really a problem. We enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend this property.
Spotlessly clean and the owners, Keith and Louise were very welcoming. Within walking distance of the town. good view of the town and the hundreds of swans but unfortunately on several of the evenings that we were there a number of lorries parked overnight in the carpark opposite which blocked the view. Well equipped-especially impressed with the number of hangers for clothes. Would just mention 2 things- the carpark space is quite tight-we have an Audi A3 and it only just fitted-you would struggle with anything much larger. The other is that the bed is a 4ft bed and as we have a king size we found this too small really.
The bottle of wine, flowers and homemade cake were appreciated. Everything you need is available but we would have preferred better towels and pillows. The internet server failed while we were there and Keith was very helpful in getting it replaced.
The apartment was well placed for all the restaurants , take aways and even a Garden centre.It was a joy to wake up and have sun streaming into the lounge and then sit down and watch swans and seals in the harbour. Everyday an ever changing scene greeted us out of the lounge window. We had meals at the Queens head and Grill on the Hill which both offered excellent food and a friendly service. Alnwick gardens the Farne islands (we visited with northern experience) and the stunning northumberland coast are a must.
Warm and comfortable flat. Lovely view over River Tweed,especially early morning..Just the place for a peaceful and relaxing holiday.