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Berwick upon-Tweed Barracks and Main Guard

Parade, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1DF, England
+44 370 333 1181
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My family and i visited here, whilst on our weeks holiday in Magdalene Fields caravan site. We got... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Scotland, United Kingdom
Main Guard museum a must!! English Heritage Barrack museum a huge disappointment!

We stumbled across the Main Guard museum by chance after seeing the Gentleman putting out the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Viv C
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Parade, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1DF, England
+44 370 333 1181
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and i visited here, whilst on our weeks holiday in Magdalene Fields caravan site. We got to say that this was really, really, interesting, and there is so much to see,not only about Berwick itself, but military too. It is quite fascinating,trying to...More

Thank shazandkev
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled across the Main Guard museum by chance after seeing the Gentleman putting out the advertising board for it. This exhibition/ museum is supported by the Berwick Civic Society and they should be highly commended for a wonderful, informative and well put together exhibition...More

Thank Viv C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Imagine hundreds of years ago being a soldier here, The hisory of the buildings and men who served. Plenty to see as well as some beautiful paintings to boot

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying in the area, and through looking in a tourist brochure saw this advertised. My other half is a great follower of history especially military. We found it easy enough following the brown tourist signs. Entrance is through a small shop. We were...More

Thank karen T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well laid out displays with good information. Wonderfull way to learn the history of how the Borderers came to be and of their history since. Would happily visit again. The museum is set out over a few levels withing the building. Dogs are made very...More

Thank NeilMcK_13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These historic barracks are purpose built, look nice, and have several museums. With three museums you could easily fill a day. My favourite was the Berwick Museum and Art Gallery, with a variety of items casting light on the history of Berwick for the ordinary...More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For those who love anything military, this Englsh Heritage attraction is a must. The actual buildings are amazing and house several museums displaying several periods of military history. The only complaint we had is that this attraction was not signposted from the town and we...More

Thank joolia
Reviewed 15 June 2017

An informative collection of rooms showing the history of the barracks. Each room covers from the early history of the army to the present day, with displays and 'scene sets'. An enjoyable visit.

Thank Kenneth J
Reviewed 9 June 2017

very good an interesting if you have relatives that were in the regiment even if you dont it is still worth a visit to learn a wee bit about the regiment

Thank gary b
Reviewed 5 June 2017

While in Berwick, I remembered being taken to the Barracks when younger, however, when we made our way to it, we found that it did not open for the season until the end of March, so we were a few days too early! However, the...More

Thank Sandra and Alan S
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mick r
4 January 2017|
Response from 530mick | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I've no idea but as its local authority and English Heritage it may be open if its a weekend.