Ford & Etal Estates


Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland

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Explore and discover this privately owned rural estate in north Northumberland, within easy reach of the Scottish Borders. Centred round picturesque villages amid stunning countryside and offering a range of visitor experiences including outdoor adventure, steam railway, restored and working 19th century corn mill, heavy horses and rare breeds, Pre-Raphaelite murals, antiques and collectables, traditional tearooms, quality accommodation and the only thatched pub in Northumberland. Plenty to do whatever your interest and whatever the weather!

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Ford & Etal Estates
The Estate Office,Ford Village,BERWICK-UPON-TWEED,Northumberland,TD15 2QA
Phone : 01890 820338

About the area

Discover Northumberland

If it’s history you’re after, there’s heaps of it in Northumberland. On Hadrian’s Wall you can imagine scarlet-cloaked Roman legionaries keeping watch for painted Pictish warriors while cursing the English weather and dreaming of home. Desolate battlefield sites and hulking fortresses such as Alnwick, Dunstanburgh, Bamburgh and Warkworth are reminders that this, until not so very long ago, was a contested border region. The ruins of Lindisfarne bear witness to the region’s early Christian history.

Northumberland also has some of Britain’s best beaches. On summer days, and even in winter, you’ll see surfers and other brave souls making the most of the coast. Inland, there are some great walks and bike rides in the dales of the Cheviot Hills and the Simonsides – just hilly enough to be interesting, without being brutally steep. There's dramatic scenery in the High Pennines, where waterfalls plunge into deep valleys, and there are swathes of heather-scented moorland. Northumberland National Park covers over 400 square miles of moorland and valleys with clear streams and pretty, stone-built villages. It’s just the place for wildlife watching too. You’ll find flocks of puffins, guillemots and other seabirds around the Farne Islands, and seals and dolphins offshore.

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