Time to Explore Northumberland & the Scottish Borders Derek Sharman MBE. Tour Guide since 1988 Tel: 01289 330218 - Email: timetoexplore@btinternet.com
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Discover the history, legends and unspoiled landscapes of Northumberland and the Scottish Borders in the company of a friendly and informative tour guide.

Time to Explore is a partnership run by husband and wife team Derek and Hazel Sharman since 1988..

From Easter to October we operate regular walking tours around the town of Berwick-upon-Tweed and its unique Elizabethan fortifications.


11.00am Monday to Friday

Easter Monday until end of October

from the Tourist Information Centre,

Walkergate, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Hidden Berwick Tour   £7.00

(includes entry to Gunpowder Magazine & 18th Century Icehouse)

Walls Section only   £5.00

Accompanied children FREE

Please note that tours may be cancelled to accommodate group bookings.  

To ensure the tour is running during your visit, it is advisable to telephone us on 07960 062005.

Time to Explore also offers services for visiting groups including an on-coach guide and help in planning a variety of themed activities, holiday breaks and tour itineraries tailored to suit the interests of groups visiting Northumberland or the Scottish Borders.  

Derek Sharman MBE has a substantial track record since 1975 of organising themed events, festivals and heritage projects. He s also a qualified adult and further education tutor offering a range of courses and talks on local and general history topics.

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