Berwick upon Tweed

The Barrels are full in Berwick upon Tweed
The Barrels are full in Berwick upon Tweed

Too often overlooked but worth the drive up the A1. Lowry loved this place for a reason: if you were to take a typical worktown and dress it up in idealised clothing, it would probably look something like Berwick upon Tweed.

Two Lions that could've been Lowry's own.
Two Lions that could’ve been Lowry’s own.

Handsome, hard-working pubs and eateries, wonderfull stonework and harbour to explore, and a masterpiece of a viaduct that can be viewed from a circular footpath.

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Worth a day of anyone’s time, and more if you don’t need your entertainment shrink-wrapped and your itinerary done by someone else.