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Tweedmouth is a village parish of the port and town of Berwick-upon-Tweed, lying on the southern bank at the mouth of the river Tweed, in Northumberland. It is connect to Berwick by an elegant bridge. In 1203 King John attempted to fortify Tweedmouth but was twice interrupted by the Scots. Berwick is Englandís most northerly town, lying 3 miles south east of the Scottish border and had become Scotlandís leading seaport by the 13th century. Whilst the south bank of the Tweed has always been in England, Berwick was held alternatively by England and Scotland for centuries, changing hands around thirteen times before finally being surrendered to the English in 1482. It was not attached to Northumberland however until much later, in 1885 The inhabitants of Tweedmouth are primarily employed in agriculture and fishing. Salmon netting and sea fishing have always been important but salmon and grain became the portís principal exports. Boatbuilding yards and foundries also provided employment. The famous tenants pipe factory was located in Tweedmouth, which operated between 1844 and 1918. Tweedmouth parish was part of the Berwick-upon-Tweed Poor Law Union, the Union Workhouse being located in Castlegate in Berwick. During the First and Second World Wars, children from Newcaste, Durham, Yorkshire, Cumberland and Westmorland were evacuated to rural parts of Northumberland, including Tweedmouth


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Queen's Head Hotel (0.42 miles)


A warm welcome awaits you from Garry and Joanne at the Queen's Head Hotel in Berwick-upon-Tweed. This relaxed small hotel is situated in the centre of the old town. Berwick-upon-Tweed is an ideal base from ... More | visit website

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Kings Arms Hotel (0.42 miles)

Kings Arms Hotel

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Featuring a blend of 18th century architecture and modern facilities, our hotel is centrally situated in the town, within the medieval walls and a short walk from the old quayside. Our hotel ... More

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Berwick Backpackers (0.49 miles)

Berwick Backpackers
Highly recommended by all major travel guides. We have single, twin, triple, double, family and dorm accommodation including continental breakfast. Recently added are our rooms in our Georgian town house, althought a little bit more, we ... More | visit website
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Shieling View (0.49 miles)

Shieling View

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Enjoying glorious sea views, and set just 3 miles from Berwick's many historic attractions, this detached single storey cottage makes an ideal year round base for exploring ... More

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West Longridge Manor B&B (0.57 miles)

West Longridge Manor B&B
West Longridge Manor is the ideal place to spend a relaxing and comfortable break near Berwick-upon-Tweed. Set on our working family farm in rolling Northumbrian countryside, West Longridge is centrally located for a host of ... More | visit website
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Castle Vale House (0.89 miles)

Castle Vale House

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Welcome to our family home at Castle Vale House. This delightful and secluded property built in the 1850s is 100 yards from the main line railway station and has its ... More

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Marshall Meadows Country House Hotel (1.60 miles)

Marshall Meadows Country House Hotel

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England's most northerly hotel just 300 yards from the Scottish Border, set back in its own woodland gardens. An ideal touring centre for the spectacular Northumberland coastline and castles and the ... More

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Kirkbank House (4.77 miles)

Kirkbank House
A luxurious 5 star boutique country house in the Scottish borders, with views over the Cheviot Hills and local countryside. Spacious rooms offer Far-Eastern inspired decor, super king sized beds, luxury linen and toiletries and ... More | visit website
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The Gables (6.00 miles)

The Gables
A very warm welcome awaits you at the Gables from Angus and Claire. An elegant former Victorian Vicarage in the hamlet of Duddo, near Berwick upon Tweed Northumberland. The Gables sits on a rise with ... More | visit website
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Fenham Farm Bed and Breakfast (6.99 miles)

Fenham Farm Bed and Breakfast
We have 5 en-suite rooms available for Bed & Breakfast accommodation. All have been converted from the original farm buildings with fastidious attention to detail while retaining as much of the original character of the ... More | visit website

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