Stories in Stone – Cockenzie House

Heritage consultant David Hicks brings us the stories behind some of East Lothian’s historic properties. After a long and chequered history, Cockenzie House finally has a bright future as a thriving community hub. This intriguing complex of buildings has been a centre for evacuated children in the Second World War, a teaching college, a residence…

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Weddings on the Hill

Weddings are back and we couldn’t be happier. And East Lothian’s Whitekirk Hill provides a unique and special place to tie the knot. There’s no doubt that the COVID pandemic has impacted all our lives, but for couples planning on getting married, the stress has been magnified. Some have had to reschedule their big day,…

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Winter Days Out at the Scottish Seabird Centre

Whatever the weather, the Scottish Seabird Centre is the ideal family escape this winter Dive-in to their Discovery Experience and learn more about Scotland’s incredible marine environment, brought to life through fun, interactive exhibits, games, 3D films, wildlife trails and virtual reality experience. Keep an eye on the Bass Rock from the remote cameras to…

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Winter Wonderland at Gosford

Gosford House offers a tasteful take on the classic festive experience as it welcomes East Lothian’s first Winter Wonderland. The beautiful Gosford House in East Lothian will play host to Scotland’s newest Winter Wonderland. Event designers Rogue Village and Rogue City will create a vintage-inspired Christmas experience befitting of its historical backdrop. It will feature…

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We All Need a Farmer

In August a short film, aimed at raising the feel-good factor amongst Scotland’s farmers, launched on social media. ‘We all need a farmer’ is the work of award-winning director, Jason Connery, and narrated by renowned Scottish actor Ian Pirie. The Brand family have been enormously touched by the release of a short film ‘We all…

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