Just beyond the Royal Border bridge is the point at which it is possible to ford the river at certain tides. This is prime salmon fishing territory and the building you can see on the right was the last working salmon shiel (accommodation for the fishermen and their gear) in Berwick. At one time there were more than 50 of them. There were also lookout towers to spot the shoals of salmon approaching, triggering a rush to spread the nets. The record catch was more than 700 salmon in one net, and catches of 100 or more were common.
The second building on the left is a modern bungalow called Chateau Pedro.
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