Stories in Stone – Greywalls

Heritage consultant David Hicks brings us the stories behind some of East Lothian’s historic properties. Greywalls in Gullane is known today as a rather grand hotel, but inside it still feels more like an Edwardian family home. What makes the house so special though is its connection with the leading designers of the period. The…

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Makers Market

Makers, artists and designers from across the country brought their wares to exhibit at the first New Lanark’s Makers Market where they showcased and sold their products in one of the most beautiful places in Scotland. From wands to handmade soap, from candles, paintings and accessories to delicious local foods there was something for everyone…

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Don’t You Just Love a Fête?

Quintessentially British, the village fête is a summer tradition that we love in East Lothian. Be it the traditional county fair or highland games, a village gala or a summer games day there’s sure to be something happening for you to enjoy! We’ve scoured the county for this summer’s events so all you have to…

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It’s Show Time

An eclectic mix of acts has been unveiled for the 12th Fringe By The Sea festival which will once again be staged in North Berwick this August. Each August, a little slice of the Fringe heads to the seaside and for ten days great music, comedy, literature, film and much more take over North Berwick.…

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Easter Fun

Hop along to Dalkeith Country Park this Easter for an action-packed range of Easter activities to enjoy. Get the children outdoors this Easter with a visit to Fort Douglas in Dalkeith Country Park. If you’re looking for things to do with the kids during the Easter holidays you’ll find lots of extra activities in this…

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Stories in Stone – Redhouse Castle

Heritage consultant David Hicks brings us the stories behind some of East Lothian’s historic properties. As you travel along the main road from Ballencrieff into Longniddry, you catch a glimpse of a large and picturesque ruin known as Redhouse Castle. Its name is a little misleading though, as the building was a comfortable country retreat…

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