Berwick upon Tweed
Berwick has had a turbulant history with it being only a stone's throw from the scottish borders. It was sacked or captured 13 times before 1482 when it fell into the hands of the English. Take a walk along the Elizabethan walls that circle the town which offers fantastic views of the three bridges that span the River Tweed. You can’t help but notice the Georgian buildings on the waterfront and on a clear day you might be able to see Bamburgh and Lindisfarne Castles in the distance. There's plenty to explore in this pleasing market town! Berwick is easy to get to with it being just off the A1 so why not stay in a Berwick cottage for a week or two to be able to truely appreciate the history and culture that surrounds this area.