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Fishing & Outdoor Pursuits

The River Till is England’s only tributary of the might River Tweed.  It is well known for its run of sea trout in the Spring and Summer months.  The Tweed attracts fishermen from all over the world and is famous for its salmon stocks.  Both rivers sit within a couple of miles from The Gables and Night Fishing is available through the Ford & Etal Estates.

  • Secure storage for your fishing equipment.


Exploring North Northumberland on foot is easy from The Gables…. walk straight out of our front door into the most beautiful and accessible countryside, footpaths, bridleways and lanes.  We can recommend a number of local walks. The Cheviot Hills are a short drive away.


We are situated next to the National Cycle Network signed routes.  National Route 1 forms part of the “Coast & Castles cycle route” which almost passes our front door, being on the main National Route 1 from Berwick to Melrose. 

  • Secured Bike Storage at The Gables
  • Birdwatching at Ford Moss Nature Reserve, the nearby Farne Islands and Lindisfarne.

  • Gliding at Border Gliding Club, Milfield.

  • Golf at The Hirsel, Coldstream, Berwick Golf Club and Goswick Golf Club.

  • Horse riding at Kimmerston.
GM Trevelyan, (1876-1962), lover of Northumberland, eminent historian, creator of the National Parks.
Fishing & Shooting:

Guests can indulge in the local pastimes of fishing on the world-famous River Tweed and its tributaries, golfing on one of the local picturesque courses, game-shooting ... Read on»

Local Attractions:

The Gables is situated in one of the least populated areas of England and provides an ideal base for the perfect stay in North Northumberland and the Borders ... Read on»

How To Get Here:
BY ROAD: From the A1 Northbound, turn left onto the B6354 Duddo & Ford/Etal Road.  If coming Southbound on the A1, you will turn Right onto the B6354.  Stay on the B6354, drive for about six miles until you come to The Gables on the left. 

BY RAIL: Berwick upon Tweed is on the East Coast mainline and is accessible from all parts of the UK. 

The Gables is a 15 minute taxi ride from the station.  Guests may be collected from Berwick Railway Station by prior arrangement.

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