Hostels in Berwick-upon-Tweed, England

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Get to know Berwick-upon-Tweed (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Berwick-upon-Tweed. To help you make friends with Berwick-upon-Tweed before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Guess what? Berwick-upon-Tweed is also named and spelled Berwick on Tweed - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

Situated close to the England/Scotland border, the town of Berwick-upon-Tweed has changed hands dozens of times over the centuries. Today it’s officially in England, though its football team plays in the Scottish league. Known informally as just Berwick, this handsome and historic Georgian town is the cultural and commercial centre for a large region, but it’s also a popular seaside holiday resort and a good base for exploring rural north Northumberland and its windswept coast.

Several important walking routes pass through, or very close to, Berwick-upon-Tweed, including the Northumberland Coastal Path, the Berwickshire Coastal path, and the St. Cuthbert’s Way, as well as National Cycling Route 76 (part of the four-thousand-mile North Sea Cycle Route; walkers and cyclists must compete for hostels in Berwick-upon-Tweed with holiday makers and short-break tourists, making early booking essential.

Berwick-upon-Tweed has magnificent town walls and fortifications; other must-sees include the Berwick Barracks Museum and the Lowry Trail, a sign-posted walking tour of spots painted by the Salford-based artist LS Lowry, who loved to come to Berwick to paint. Today Berwick still attracts artists and there are a number of galleries in town that sell and display work by local artists. Berwick also makes a great base for exploring the Borders region.

A number of options for hostels in Berwick-upon-Tweed exist, offering a range of room types in varied locations throughout the town. If Berwick-upon-Tweed hostel accommodation proves hard to find, nearby hostels in neighboring towns are all a short drive away.

Written by local enthusiast for Berwick-upon-Tweed hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Berwick-upon-Tweed hostels Fiona Thompson

FAQ about Berwick-upon-Tweed Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Berwick-upon-Tweed. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Berwick-upon-Tweed. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

Hostelz.com shows all 2 Hostels in Berwick-upon-Tweed. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.
Berwick Backpackers is the best hostel in Berwick-upon-Tweed for families.
Hostelz.com compares prices for 2 hostels in Berwick-upon-Tweed, England.

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Eat & Sleep Lindisfarne is the best rated hostel for partying in Berwick-upon-Tweed.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Berwick-upon-Tweed

Your Packing List for Berwick-upon-Tweed

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Berwick-upon-Tweed Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Berwick-upon-Tweed, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
2 Total number of hostels
1 Party hostels in Berwick-upon-Tweed
Eat & Sleep Lindisfarne is the best rated
9.5 Average rating of all hostels

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