Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, TD15 1LY
"I must admit the new wall is marvellous beautiful", was an opinion voiced to Queen Elizabeth about the bastioned fortifications in 1568.... before condemning them as badly designed and a waste of money!
In this, the most northerly Heritage Open Days event, Jim Herbert takes you on a journey amongst the northern mediaeval defences of Berwick that actually saw some action in the Anglo-Scottish wars and bear witness to the changes in technology from the earliest ditch defence to the 16th century bastions. The tour takes in Spades Mire, Bell Tower and Lord's Mount. Enjoy this walk this year from the comfort of your own home and any part of the world!
Friday 17 September: 12:00 and 16:00
Go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/berwick-heritage-open-days-34043664105
Booking opens: 9 August 2021 09:00
Booking closes: 17 September 2021 09:00
A few steps. Some uneven ground. Please wear sensible footwear. Not suitable for wheelchair users.
Video Tour: There is a video tour available if you cannot make the in-person event: https://berwickhods.org.uk/from-ditch-to-bastion/
COVID-19 Considerations: This event will run in line with local & national government guidelines at the time of the festival.
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