Berwick is the ideal destination for cycling and walking holidays in Northumberland. On six major cycle routes and with coastal walking routes to the North and South, exploring the area couldn't be easier.
The Coast and Castles (Sustrans Route 1) which runs from Newcastle to Edinburgh via Berwick and Melrose, a distance of 200 miles (of which 39 are traffic-free).
National Route 76 of the National Cycle Network runs from Berwick-upon-Tweed to Edinburgh, Stirling and St Andrews with the route on both sides of the Forth. Route 76 is part of the North Sea Cycle Route, which is a circular via Norway! (3728 miles/6000km)
The Pennine Cycleway Route 68 runs up the spine of England and through three National Parks from Etwall, Derbyshire to Berwick-upon-Tweed (327 miles/526km).
The Tweed Cycleway is another cross-border route from Berwick-upon-Tweed to Biggar in the Scottish Borders (95 miles/153km).
Circular cycle routes
Berwick-upon-Tweed is central to a number of fantastic circular cycling routes which have been developed around Berwick's food heritage. The trails are free to download, with various rides from eight miles to 44 miles!
Cycles are available to hire in Berwick from our cycling experts at Wilson's Cycles (Bridge Street). Wilson's can advise on local routes and fit bikes for suitability.