Places to stay in Berwick

The Best Places to Stay in Berwick on Tweed

Berwick upon Tweed is just about three miles from the Scottish border and is the final English town before Scotland. It has sandy beaches, lovely riverside walks and bicycle pathways, and several nearby golf courses. Berwick has a lot of fabulous things to offer. So, we’ve made it simple for you to enjoy your stay in Berwick by researching the top hotels, B&Bs, hostels, and wonderfully welcoming Holiday Parks and Holiday Cottages in the area. Here are the best places to stay in Berwick, Northumberland.

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Best Holiday Cottages in Berwick

We’ve chosen the finest holiday cottages in Berwick to give you your own peaceful, enjoyable retreat. These lovely cottages suit those looking for a relaxing getaway, making your stay in Berwick chilled out and comfortable.

The Pier View, Berwick

This is a warm and welcoming first-floor apartment with stunning sea views and a short walk to the beach. This pleasant property, located on one of Northumberland’s most fabulous beaches, gives a comfortable base to explore the area. Head upstairs from the front entrance to the open-plan lounge/diner, which has a wide picture window with a beautiful sea outlook over the beach towards Holy Island. After a day at the beach, unwind with a drink on the comfy couch and two easy chairs and watch Smart TV after dinner. There is an extendable dining table for large group dinners, and you can listen to the radio while eating breakfast. See availability and rates here.

The Pier View in Berwick features:

  • Waterside views
  • Internet access
  • Pub nearby
  • Shop nearby
  • Beach within easy reach
  • Fishing onsite / nearby
  • Romantic
  • Family-friendly
  • Towels included

Key information about The Pier View in Berwick features:

  • 2 Bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pets are not allowed

If you’re planning to explore the Northumberland coast and need somewhere nearby to stay, The Pier View is the place to go! Check availability here.

Foundry House Holiday Cottage, Berwick on Tweed

Foundry House is a lovely double-fronted house in Tweedmouth, a suburb of Berwick-upon-Tweed. This heartwarming luxury hideaway is ideal for a family looking for a classic escape to a location rich in natural beauty and offering a diverse range of activities. As you go through the door, you’ll be met by the character and have access to two different living rooms with a mix of classic and modern furniture and design. Ideal for resting and unwinding, one with an open fire and the other with its own multi-fuel stove. You may choose to spend a social evening in one of the sitting rooms or use the other as a peaceful spot for late-night reading. Walk through the exposed stone archway to the back of the cottage, where you’ll find an open-plan kitchen/diner with a range stove and all the equipment you’ll need to prepare wonderful meals. Want to know more about Foundry House?

The Foundry House in Berwick features:

  • Hot tub
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Sauna
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / Wi-Fi

Key information about the Foundry House in Berwick features:

  • 4 Bedroom
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bathroom
  • Pets are allowed

Foundry House is a fantastic choice if you have a big family. Check availability here.

The Lookout Cottage, Berwick upon Tweed

This outstanding, spacious cottage was built in the 1740s-50s by the Admiralty as a lookout point to view sea traffic before the pier. The lighthouses were built in the 1800s, boasting stunning views over the estuary, the town of Berwick, and out to the North Sea. It is located on the opposite side of the River Tweed to Berwick-upon-Tweed. The Lookout is a delightful two-bedroom property, affording clear and spectacular views over the River Tweed estuary and out to the open sea.   See more details here.

The estuary is home to a huge population of mute swans, and otters have returned to the river, which may be seen from the house. The Lookout has a charming sitting room with large sofas, antique maps, and prints. A flat-screen TV and a large well-equipped kitchen/diner, both rooms benefiting from a multi-fuel stove, both set in large inglenook fireplaces and offers superb, comfortably picturesque accommodation, with pleasingly and well-proportioned and fabulous views from all rooms. Check prices of The Lookout here.

The Lookout in Berwick features:

  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / Wi-Fi

Key information about The Lookout in Berwick features:

  • 2 Bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pets are not allowed

The Lookout is ideal for couples and families who like gazing out at sea and The Lookout is popular, so book early.

Stable Cottage, Berwick on Tweed

Stable Cottage, newly renovated from a former Victorian stable block, is located between the spectacular shoreline and the grand rural backdrop of the Northumberland National Park AONB. This idyllic retreat has been finished to an exceptional standard. It offers an excellent location for a couple looking to immerse themselves in all that this part of Northumberland has to offer.   You can see more photos here.

You’ll be enchanted by the open-plan living space’s seamless combination of character and modern vibe, with exposed beams framing the fashionable furniture and excellent amenities. Prepare your own delectable meals in the small but well-equipped kitchen before sitting down at the dining table with your loved one to discuss the days ahead. After supper, go to the big living room with a wood-burning fireplace and plenty of soft couches to settle into on a cold winter evening. Check rooms and rates here!

The Stable Cottage in Berwick features:

  • Off-road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Broadband / WiFi

Key information about the Stable Cottage in Berwick features:

  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pets are not allowed

This lovely hideaway is excellent for a couple who want to indulge themselves in all that Northumberland offers. Check prices of the Stable Cottage here.

5 Mill Wharf, Berwick upon Tweed

5 Mill Wharf, a new modern second-floor apartment and is a perfect Berwick base for exploring local and regional attractions on the Northumberland and Berwickshire coasts. Enjoy fabulous, uninterrupted views of the town, tidal estuary, out to the Lighthouse and sea from the large picture window. Want to see more?

When you walk into this freshly renovated, modern, and trendy apartment, you’ll discover a bright and large open-plan living room to relax in when you’re not out and about in Berwick and a sleek kitchen space equipped with appliances and a convenient washing machine. Cook a romantic lunch for your other half on the Siemens oven and stove, then serve it at the small dining table for two as the last sun’s light comes through the feature window, creating a lovely mood. End your evening by cuddling up on the comfortable couch and watching a movie on the big screen TV before retiring to the exquisite bedroom with a king-size bed and wonderfully fitted closets. Check the prices of the 5 Mill Wharf here.

The 5 Mill Wharf in Berwick features:

  • Off-road parking
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / Wi-Fi

Key information about the 5 Mill Wharf in Berwick features:

  • 1 Bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pets are not allowed

5 Mill Wharf is ideal for a couple’s romantic break, receiving the sun throughout the morning. See booking availability and rates here.

7 Scotts Place, Berwick Upon Tweed

7 Scotts Place is a lovely double-fronted vacation property in the centre of the historic town of Berwick-upon-Tweed. 7 Scotts Place is located only minutes from the glittering waves of the North Sea and is bursting with a traditional but homely charm. A long trip requires rest, so unpack your bags and remove your muddy walking boots as you enter your vacation home and unwind with a plush seat in front of the television, where you can tune into a live sports game or a blockbuster classic as the open fire crackles alongside.    You can check availability here.

If you’re not ready for the fun to end, take the conversation outside with you with a friendly seat in your own courtyard, or just relax with an exquisite bubble bath. There are three beautifully presented bedrooms to select from, two with magnificent super-king-size beds and one with a twin setup, great for both families and friends sharing. Check availability here.

7 Scotts Place in Berwick features:

  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / Wi-Fi

Key information about 7 Scotts Place in Berwick features:

  • 3 Bedroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bathroom
  • Pets are not allowed

This is a fantastic choice for a memorable vacation with your loved ones. 7 Scotts Place books out quickly, so you’ll need to reserve early.

Best Hotels in Berwick, Northumberland

If you’re planning a trip to Berwick, Northumberland’s most northerly county you’ll be delighted to hear that there are several lovely hotels to stay in! The best part is that they’re located near Berwick’s top attractions. You’ll be able to see all of Berwick’s finest attractions while relaxing in these excellently located hotels. Here are our favourite hotels in Berwick, Northumberland.

Marshal Meadows Manor House, Berwick on Tweed

Marshall Meadows, England’s most northerly hotel, is located on 15 acres of woodland grounds and has sea views and excellent meals. It is just 275 meters from the Scottish border. Marshall Meadows Manor House is approximately 1.6 kilometres from the Elizabethan town of Berwick-upon-Tweed and its mainline railway station. The Berwickshire Coastal Path goes across the grounds of the hotel. Each room has its own bathroom, a power shower, and a huge bath. Tea/coffee and ironing facilities are also available. The restaurant is divided into two levels: a wood-panelled mezzanine floor and a ground floor with a high ceiling. Every night at 18:30, evening meals and bar snacks are served. Sandwiches and homemade soup are available all day. Want more information on Marshal Meadows Manor House?

  • Marshal Meadows Manor House Address: A1 North, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, TD15 1UT, United Kingdom
  • Is there parking at the Marshal Meadows Manor House? – Yes, it’s free. Free private parking is available on site.
  • Is there a restaurant onsite at the Marshal Meadows Manor House? Yes
  • Is there free Wi-Fi at the Marshal Meadows Manor House? Yes
  • Is breakfast available at the Marshal Meadows Manor House? Yes

Marshal Meadows Manor House offers sea views and excellent meals in a relaxing place after a long day exploring Berwick’s famous attractions. Check availability here.

Queens Head Hotel, Berwick on Tweed

The Queens Head Hotel is 200 meters from The Maltings Theatre & Cinema in Berwick-Upon-Tweed. It has a restaurant, allergy-friendly rooms, free Wi-Fi, and a bar. The hotel also has family rooms available. This lovely hotel is about a 10-minute walk from the beach, where you can enjoy and relax with seaside views. The hotel’s rooms have a desk, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen, and towels. Rooms at the Queens Head Hotel include a hairdryer and an iPod docking station. Breakfast is served at the hotel as a buffet or à la carte. Check rooms and rates here!

  • Queens Head Hotel Address: 6 Sandgate, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, TD15 1EP, United Kingdom
  • Is there parking at the Queens Head Hotel? – Yes, it’s free. Free private parking is available on site.
  • Is there a restaurant onsite at the Queens Head Hotel? Yes
  • Is there free Wi-Fi at the Queens Head Hotel? Yes
  • Is breakfast available at the Queens Head Hotel? Yes

The Queens Head hotel rooms and restaurant have a fresh, modern vibe that complements the property’s relaxing countryside setting. Want to know more about the Queens Head Hotel?

Best Hostels in Berwick

Stay at Berwick’s top hostel to further stretch your holiday budget.   There is just one hostel here in Berwick, but it is lovely! 

YHA Berwick

YHA Berwick, located on the quayside along the River Tweed, is a one-of-a-kind youth hostel with a Tower of Pisa-like lean! The hostel is a good place to go walking, cycling, and playing on the beach. Berwick’s Hostel also features the Granary Bistro, a café, and restaurant that serves as an event space and a location where like-minded guests can get together over a drink or meal.  Reserve your dorm bed or private room at the YHA Berwick here.

A typical shared room here has bunk beds, a reading lamp, and a storage cabinet for each visitor, which may be locked with a padlock if necessary. Private rooms usually include a storage closet for each bed, which may be locked with a padlock, a reading lamp, and a washbasin. Near the room, there are shared shower and toilet facilities. Or you can stay in our private en-suite room that allows you to have your own space. Check rooms and rates here!

Best B&Bs in Berwick

Berwick has lovely B&Bs with spacious and comfortable rooms to relax and unwind in a quiet location. We’ve picked the Berwick’s best B&B’s and here they are.

The Old Parsonage B&B Berwick

The Old Parsonage is a lovely place to relax and unwind in a stress-free environment. It provides three huge rooms for visitors to enjoy.  The Dovecote is a beautiful, light-filled, south-facing room with a four-poster Superking bed and an en-suite walk-in shower area. It looks out over the gardens and dovecote, with views of the fields and woodland. The Orchard has a wide south-facing bay window with views of the orchard and the shore. It has a king-sized sleigh bed and an attached private bathroom with a roll-top bathtub and shower.  Sounds gorgeous, doesn’t it?  Read more here.

Treetops is located at the top of the property and offers breathtaking views of the treetops. It includes two comfortable single beds and an en-suite bathroom. Cotton bed linen and fluffy towels are provided in all rooms. Comfortable dressing robes and high-end toiletries, teas, coffees, and bottled water are provided at no cost. Breakfast is served in the dining room, which opens onto the garden in the summer and has a lovely log fire in the winter. Guests may also enjoy the hard surface tennis court and the summer house. Check rooms and rates here!

  • The Old Parsonage Address: Ancroft, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, TD15 2TE, United Kingdom
  • Is there parking at The Old Parsonage? – Yes, it’s free. Free private parking is available on site.
  • Is there a restaurant onsite at The Old Parsonage? Yes
  • Is there free Wi-Fi at The Old Parsonage? Yes
  • Is breakfast available at The Old Parsonage? Yes

If you want to go somewhere, that is just a short drive away yet has a lovely setting and is well worth the visit, The Old Parsonage is the place to go! Check availability here.

Cowrie Guest House, Berwick Upon Tweed

The Cowrie Guest House (formerly Whyteside House Bed & Breakfast) provides a friendly welcome and pleasant accommodation in the heart of Berwick-Upon-Tweed. Each of their four rooms has an en-suite bathroom, complimentary view television, free Wi-Fi, a welcome tray, fluffy white towels, and excellent amenities from The Scottish Fine Soap Company. The B&B also provides a delectable breakfast menu and a buffet selection. The Cowrie is located on the main road into Berwick and offers free parking outside for guests coming by vehicle. The train station is less than a five-minute walk away.   Check out the rooms at the Cowrie Guest House here.

  • Cowrie Guest House Address: 46 Castlegate, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, TD15 1JT, United Kingdom
  • Is there parking at the Cowrie Guest House? – Yes. Private parking is possible on site. Charges may be applicable.
  • Is there a restaurant onsite at the Cowrie Guest House? Yes
  • Is there free Wi-Fi at the Cowrie Guest House? Yes
  • Is breakfast available at the Cowrie Guest House? Yes

The Cowrie Guest House is ideal for anyone looking for pleasant accommodation with easy access to the centre of Berwick-Upon-Tweed. Rooms at the Cowrie Guest House are popular, so book early!

Castle Vale House, Berwick on Tweed

Castle Vale House, located in the historic town of Berwick-upon-Tweed in the Northumberland countryside, is a peaceful, family-run Victorian country house with free parking and Wi-Fi. The beach is a 12-minute walk away. At Castle Vale House, each room has tea and coffee making facilities, a flat-screen TV with a DVD player, and an en suite bathroom. Most of the rooms have views of the River Tweed, the garden, and the Stephenson Viaduct. Every day, a full breakfast is offered, including homemade jams, freshly baked bread, and yoghurt. Berwick train station is 100 meters away, and Magdalene Fields Golf Club is four minutes away. See room rates here.

  • Castle Vale House Address: Castle Vale, Railway Street, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, TD15 1NF, United Kingdom
  • Is there parking at Castle Vale House? – Yes. Private parking is possible on site. Charges may be applicable.
  • Is there a restaurant on-site at Castle Vale House? Yes
  • Is there free Wi-Fi at Castle Vale House? Yes
  • Is breakfast available at Castle Vale House? Yes

This B&B is ideal for anyone looking for a tranquil place to relax in Berwick after a long day. Want to see more about Castle Vale House?

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Final Words on the Best Places to Stay in Berwick, Northumberland

Berwick is a lovely relaxed town in which to stay in Northumberland.  Whether you’re planning a short stay or a longer visit, it’s a super place to base yourself.  There are some fabulous B&B’s here in Berwick, a couple of lovely hotels and some incredible holiday cottages – so come on over and enjoy!

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