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East Lothian

A wonderful region to visit and East Lothian is home to some the countries finest villages and towns. It is all about exploring and activities making it perfect for all the family, or occasion. Bordered by the waters of the North Sea and Firth of Forth, Edinburgh City boundary, Midlothian and the Scottish Borders. The area  is also very famous for being a bit of a golfing mecca, with some famous names.

The coastline varies between craggy rocks to soft white sandy beaches. Out on the horizon to sea there is an unmistakable landmark, the Bass Rock with its large colony of gannets. Looking inland there is a noticeable hill on the horizon. This is known as North Berwick Law which has a replica whale bone at the top. If you can manage the climb to the top there is are some stunning panoramic sea and landscape views to be enjoyed.

Visit East Lothian

When you are visit East Lothian for holidays, you will find yourself stepping back in time. There are many historical sites and visitor attractions to explore. First of all castles. Visit Tantallon Castle, Direlton Castle and Hailes Castle. Also, there is Collegiate Church at Dunglass, Museum of Flight at East Fortune, Scottish Seabird Centre, and Yellowcraigs which is on the John Muir Way. There is no shortage of things to do when on holiday in East Lothian.

Secondly, the pretty towns and villages include Gullane, Longiddry, North Berwick, Pencaitland, Dirleton, Kilspindie and Aberlady to name just a few. If its beaches you are after Seacliff, Belhaven Bay (with is quirky bridge that looks more like the “Bridge to Nowhere” when the tide is in), Ravensheugh or Yellowcraigs are certainly worth a visit. Visiting East Lothian is an enjoyable region to explore. It is also reportedly the sunniest region in Scotland. All the more reason to visit East Lothian.

Open Arms Hotel - Small Luxury Hotel East Lothian
The Open Arms Hotel, is a small luxury hotel in East Lothian located in the pretty village of Dirleton. In the tiny picturesque village of Dirleton, near North Berwick, the Open Arms Hotel sits opposite the historic Dirleton Castle which dates back to the late 1200’s. Dirleton village today is lined with attractive cottages around the village green. Open Arms...
Dirleton Castle, East Lothian
Dirleton Castle, Historic Castles East Lothian, Scotland. Dirleton Castle can actual be dated back to the first owners who were the de Vaux family. Anglo-Normans who came to Scotland in the reign of David I (1124-53). Throughout the Wars of Independence with England, the castle suffered greatly during the latter stages of its English occupancy. Dirleton Castle East Lothian Eventually the...

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