Castle Vale Park & Coronation Park
Discover Castle Vale Park and Coronation Park on either side of the railway station, where recent investment from Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Lottery has reinvigorated these two little gems.
Castle Vale Park, just off Railway Street and Tweed Street, contains a lily pond, shelters and pergolas, rockeries and fantastic views of the Royal Border Bridge. Coronation Park, off Castle Terrace, contains beautiful planting, a pergola in the Arts and Craft style of the era of its original laying out, and stunning westward views of the Tweed estuary.
Both parks contain space to sit or take a picnic, relics or views of the remains of Berwick Castle, and routes down towards the New Road and the River Tweed.
There are regular walks and events in the parks, and if you would like to get actively involved why not join the Friends of Castle Parks or come along and help out with some volunteer tasks.
Please contact Kate Morison on 07876 398026 or at email@example.com for more information.
Easter Bunny Hunt – Find the Easter Bunnies, Solve the Clue and claim your Egg!
Where: Coronation Park, Berwick upon Tweed (Tommy the Millers)
When: Saturday 20th April
From 12 - 1 we will be running our Easter Bunny Hunt once more for the little ones: Find the bunnies, solve the clue and claim your egg. Lots of running around and chocolate !
From 1.30 - 3.30pm we're very excited to launch the opening of our new permanent Orienteering course (designed by Newcastle and Tyneside Orienteers) with an Orienteering Challenge competition. The course starts and finishes in Coronation park but also takes in the New road and Castle Vale (Lily Ponds). Simply use the maps provided to find the course markers and write down the code letters on each. The fastest team from each category with all the correct answers will win a prize.
The orienteering event runs from 1.30 - 3.30pm. All teams should register by 1.45pm. No more than 5 people to a team.
There is a £2 entry fee for each team. Categories as follows: Youth (14 - 18), Adult, Families/Mixed Age Groups.
Please note: no unaccompanied children allowed at either event.
The orienteering course will subsequently be available to anyone who wishes to use it. Maps will be available to download from the Friends of the Parks website:
Dawn Chorus Walk – Get up with the larks for an early morning walk around the Parks and along the River Tweed.
Where: Castle Vale Park, Berwick upon Tweed (meet at the lily pond)
When: Saturday 4th May 6am-8am
Accompanied Children Only.
Open Parks and Gardens – explore Castle Vale Park, Coronation Park and some fascinating private gardens in the area.
Where: Start the Trail at Castle Vale Park, Berwick upon Tweed (meet at the Lily Pond)
When: Sunday 9th June 10am – 5pm
Price: Trail leaflets £3.50 each, purchase at the Lily Pond.
The Big Beastie Hunt – discover the wild beasties that live in our pond and park
Where: Castle Vale Park , Berwick upon Tweed (meet at the Lily Pond)
When: Saturday 20th July 1.30-4pm
Accompanied children only.
For all events, please Contact Kate Morison, tel: 07876 398026 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and booking.
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