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I last visited the barracks and museum in winter 1970, it was part of my training regime that we visted the regimental headquarters of the Kings Own Scottish Borderers, before we could go on a weekend leave after 6 weeks training. Going back brought back...More
Very good museum with a wide range of old weaponry and uniforms on display. You learn a lot in here, always the sign of a good museum.
Excellent gift shop too and would recommend the various wines and jams. The toffee apple jam is amazing!
The KOSB museum is one of the four museums within their former depot barracks.
On two floors it tells the history of the regiment from the original raising in Edinburgh to its reduction.
There are several set pieces,some with audio tracks,lots of medals and a...More
Definitely worth a visit, it is located within the old KOSB barracks and has free entry.
You will need to pay to visit the other two museums run by English Heritage also housed within the old barracks. But to be honest the KOSB museum is...More
This museum is located within the fantastic surroundings of the original barracks in Berwick-upon-Tweed. Built in the early 18th century to the design of the distinguished architect Nicholas Hawksmoor, the Barracks were among the first in England to be purpose built. As an amateur historian,...More
Well worth a visit if in Berwick. Set inside the historic barracks thought to be the first purpose built military barracks in Britain. Although the Kings Own Scottish Borders have been amalgamated into The Royal Regiment of Scotland, their illustrious history is most wonderfully displayed...More
A visit to the Barracks and the surrounding fortifications at Berwick on Tweed is well worth a visit. The walk around the walls is itself very enjoyable but there is a charge to enter the barracks. The visit to the barracks was not what you...More