Bed and Breakfast

on the banks of the river Tweed

at

Chain Bridge House


Just in England............... almost in Scotland



PLACES of INTEREST

A stone’s throw…

  • Capt Samuel Brown’s Union Chain Bridge
  • Chain Bridge Honey Farm and Visitor Centre
  • Paxton House and Country Park… woodland trails, galleries, tea rooms, exhibitions, salmon net fishing museum
  • Beautiful walks along the Tweed in all directions, from our doorstep


Within 5 miles…

  • Berwick-upon-Tweed....Elizabethan walled town, first purpose- built barracks, Cromwellian  parish church, Maltings Arts Centre, museums, galleries, Bridge Street shops, beaches, pier and promenade walks, golf course,sports centre, farm trail.            
  • Norham….Castle (the setting for Scott’s “Marmion”) and river walks


Within 10 miles….

  • Coldstream….home of the Guards, museum, shops and galleries; the Hirsel  country park and craft studios
  • Ford and Etal Estate…corn mill, steam railway, castles, Lady Waterford gallery, craft workshops, cycle trails and walks
  • Eyemouth….busy fishing port, maritime museums, Gunsgreen House – haunt of smugglers, coastal walks
  • Flodden Field…site of the 1513 Battle between the English and Scots and the start point for the only cross-border eco-museum, marking the 500th anniversary in 2013


Within 15 miles….

  • Holy Island….cradle of Christianity, Priory, Castle, fishing village and harbour, heritage centre, wonderful walks, inns and restaurant…reached by a sea-washed causeway…the end(or start!) of St Cuthbert’s and St Oswald’s Ways
  • Coldingham and St Abb’s…amazing coastal walks, beaches, St Abb’s Head Nature reserve
  • Chillingham ….medieval castle (one of the most haunted places in England?) and the famous wild white cattle, Ros Castle iron-age hill fort (count 7 castles from the summit!)
  • Bamburgh….ancient capital of Northumbria, magnificent castle, Grace Darling Museum, splendid beaches..Budle Bay nature reserve and miles of empty beaches at Ross Sands
  •  Duns…Jim Clark memorial museum, Manderston House and gardens


Within 20 miles….

  •  Wooler…gateway to the Cheviot Hills and the Northumberland National Park, superb hill walking, good shops and cafes, Cheviot Centre
  • Seahouses…fishing village and embarkation port for the Farne Islands, beaches
  •  Kelso….good shops, galleries and cafes, abbey, Floors Castle and Mellerstain House; Smailholm Tower
  • Abbey St Bathans….on the Southern Upland Way, hill walks and Edin’s Hall broch
  •  The Lammermuir Hills
  •  Preston Tower…1392 pele tower
  •  Beadnell….fishing village and beaches


Within 30 miles….

  •  Alnwick ….castle and gardens, historic town centre, galleries, shops and cafes….and the amazing Barter Books!
  •  Rothbury….unspoilt market town and gateway to beautiful Coquetdale

……and much more within easy reach