Queens Head Hotel

6 Sandgate, Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland, England, TD15 1EP, United Kingdom | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Berwick upon Tweed

Castle madness!

A travel blog entry by rangaphil

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... little further north of Bamburgh, and not far from the Scottish border, is the small island town of Lindisfarne situated on the Holy Island. This was a once important centre for Celtic Christianity and the home of dozens of monks. It was here that the Kings of Northumbria sent people to be converted to Christianity. Nonetheless, the town was very susceptible to Viking invasions ...

Let's go surfing now

A travel blog entry by jasonandjamie

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... had a quick lesson and jumped straight in. Fell off a couple of waves but after a while got the hang of it and got up fairly fast. Couldn't feel the water so have no idea how cold it was. The wetsuits did their job well. The girls gave up pretty quick but Tom and I were out for about two hours. I took a wave and missed my only shot to see a seal which popped up about 20 metres away from where we ...

Alnwick

A travel blog entry by clarkgoshawk

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... they now give 'broomstick flying' lessons to little kids. Pretty cool.

Also at the castle, they were putting on a Birds of Prey demonstration. We watched a cool demonstration of a Hawk, an Owl and a Falcon, showing their hunting ability.

Enjoy,
Clark
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Kelso

A travel blog entry by clarkgoshawk

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... of Kelso. Here we found the Kelso Abbey, similar to the one in Melrose. Not much is left, but it is still magnificent.

While I was parking the car, I parked in front of this Birds of Prey store. I found a fantastic poster of a Goshawk. I'm in the process of getting a copy of that poster from the store owner.

Enjoy,
Clark
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Flights of fancy

A travel blog entry by twovines

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... but the 'Military Aviation' shed is next door and I can see that Ian is keen to explore. I ask him to explain but the best he can come up with is: 'most of the exhibits are from the jet age, the only exception being a Spitfire'. A bit poor but no good asking me about such fine detail. Our visit ends with a look at a couple of vehicles: a Green Godess and a Matador which are housed in sheds at the end of our circuit. It's now early afternoon and the mist ...

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This hotel, located on 6 Sandgate, Berwick upon Tweed, is near Paxton House, Berwick Castle, Goswick Golf Club, and Prudhoe Castle.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding