Archive 2018: Berwick Barracks

2018 Venue 28

Berwick Barracks, the first in Britain to be purpose-built, were begun in 1717 to the design of the distinguished architect Sir Nicholas Hawksmoor. The Barracks now houses three museums; ‘By Beat of Drum’, an exhibition on the life of the British infantryman, The King's Own Scottish Borderers regimental museum and Berwick Museum and Art Gallery which holds an interesting collection of local artefacts and the Burrell collection. Entry to the Barracks and museums is free on Saturday and Sunday.


All museums will be open 11:00-16:00 whilst the site is open longer.
Contact Berwick Tourist Information (01670 622155) for more details.

About the author 

Homer Lindsay

Retired Global ERP Financial Applications Analyst and Developer with an interest in people; places; photography.

A member of the Berwick Heritage Open Days Steering Group and its website developer.