Suggested days out from Glasgow and Edinburgh by train
Located just over the border in England, this attractive historic coastal town features many interesting streets to explore, beach walking, and terrific views of the famous Royal Border Bridge, which carries the main London-Edinburgh railway line across the River Tweed.
Despite the bridge’s name, the actual border with Scotland is a few miles further north, even though the Scottish banks are represented in Berwick, and the town’s Soccer team plays in a Scottish league ! Your Freedom of Scotland pass is good for travel from Edinburgh to Berwick on Tweed.
The main line from Edinburgh passes through attractive countryside and skirts the clifftops north of Berwick, giving spectacular views of the North Sea Coastline.
Hourly trains run from Edinburgh, journey time is around 45 minutes.