|Walk past the war memorial then take the tarmac footpath on the right towards the newer road bridge (the Royal Tweed Bridge). Walk under this then under Stevenson's Royal Border railway viaduct. The tarmac surface ends and the path divides. Take the right fork. The path leads through a number of gates and passes an open air hide to view the variety of bird life on the river (we spotted a heron).|
|Just beyond the sewage works, turn right along the access track, then right again along footpath at edge of field. Near the far end of the field, take short flight of steps and steep path down to a footbridge. Cross the bridge and follow the steep path up to a picnic site, public conveniences and car park. Cross the car park, climb a stile and turn right onto the A1 to cross the bridge.|
|A footpath sign at the far end of the bridge leads down to the riverside path. Follow the path for just over half a mile to a derelict farmyard. Join the track past the farm, cross a stone bridge, then look out for a ladder stile on the right. Climb the stile and enter the wood. Pass through a kissing gate and turn left. the path leads uphill to a junction of paths where you turn right. Follow this path through the wood to emerge by the river next to a cottage.|
|From here the surfaced path leads along the river, below the ruined castle, the railway viaduct and the road bridge. Stay by the riverside to cross Berwick Bridge and return to the start.|
Other walks near here:
Tweedmouth to Cocklawburn Beach
Around Bamburgh Castle.