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Berwick is a town in the county of Northumberland, just three miles from the Scottish borders and benefits from being a coastal town; ideal for sandy beaches and riverside walks. It is also a haven for walkers and cyclists.
Berwick hasn’t always been a peaceful town. Poor Berwick was tossed pillar to post between England and Scotland, before it fell into English hands in 1482. Berwick’s great Elizabethan walls were built to keep invading Scots from entering the town. However, Berwick is very much in Scotland these days!
Moving to Berwick
There are a number of stunning flats and apartments for sale in Berwick. Some are period or listed buildings and are beautifully decorated. Prices for the more luxury flats are around £180,000 and over, but flats can be bought for £40,000.
Terraced family properties tend to range between £80,000 and £300,000, with semis following a similar pattern. Detached properties come in two categories; family or impressive. A three bedroom detached home can be purchased for as little as £170,000, but a more average price tends to be over £200,000. Stunning period homes with land and multiple bedrooms are £600,000 plus.
If you are moving to or from Berwick, Britannia is ready to lend a hand and make sure your move runs seamlessly. Furthermore, if you need some storage, for whatever reason, we have a number of solutions that we can tailor to suit you.
Attractions in Berwick
For those wanting to explore Berwick’s history, the museums at Berwick Barracks and The Main Guard will help put the pieces of the puzzle together. You can take a tour of the town’s old courtroom, jail lockups and notorious ‘drunk’s cell’ in the upper floors of Berwick Town Hall.
Many families local to Berwick like to indulge in beach days, building sandcastles and having fun in the surf. There is also a splash-park, soft-play facility, pottery centre and swimming pool to keep children entertained. Throughout the school holidays, Berwick Museum and Berwick Park put on a number of activities and events for kids.
Berwick is also rich with art galleries, including; The Granary Gallery, Gymnasium Gallery and Watchtower Gallery.
Berwick Transport Links
Berwick is located on the A1, taking drivers straight into the heart of Edinburgh. However, the journey takes 1 hour 4 minutes in the kindest of traffic, so not ideal for commuters. However, services from Berwick railway station can get those wanting access to Edinburgh’s city centre in under 45 minutes. There are two services in each direction, per hour.
Virgin Trains also run two London to Edinburgh services, both stopping at Berwick and taking in stations such as Newcastle, York and Durham.
There are also a number of local bus routes connecting Berwick to neighbouring towns and villages.
Removal Services in Berwick
Britannia Movers of Glasgow is a family-owned local company, which specialises in moving customers from Berwick and throughout the local area including Glasgow, Haddington, Galashiels, Jedburgh, West Lothian, Midlothian, East Lothian, Kirkcaldy, Stirlingshire, Dunbar, South Fife, North Berwick, Falkirk, Glenrothes, Linlithgow, the Scottish borders, Bathgate and Livingston.
Storage Services in Berwick
Our modern warehouse facility in Glasgow offers a range of storage options to our clients in Berwick and around, from self-storage pods to commercial archiving. We can also provide interim storage for the contents of your home here in Glasgow or at an affiliated Britannia storage facility close to your destination as part of your relocation package.
Whether you are moving your company or your home, Britannia Movers of Glasgow is proud to offer a professional service at competitive rates. Contact us today for more information and to discuss your individual needs.