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County - Edinburgh and the Lothians | Map
Tel code: 01620 | code search
Postcode: EH40 | code search
Population: 1800
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Birthplace of:
John Rennie
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Folk Customs:
Hogmanay
The Braehead Basin
The Burry Man

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East Fortune Sunday Market
"We travelled from Lowick northumberland to visit this Sunday market today but guess what, the Sunday market was closed !!!!!!!!!

Date visited: 4th January 2015 ..." More

East Fortune Sunday Market
"I stood this car boot today and it really wasn't worth the effort. It is expensive to stand - we were charged £14!!! The normal fee is £12 so ..." More

East Fortune Sunday Market
"Excellent car boot sale and market on every sunday year round- you can buy anything legal here from kids and adult clothing, house hold goods, books, other media, antiques and ..." More

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East Linton is a small rural town in East Lothian in Scotland situated on the River Tyne between Haddington and Dunbar, 22 miles east of Edinburgh. During the 19th century the town had been an important agriculture centre hosting regular cattle markets and a milling centre with the mills powered by the fast flowing river. Surrounded by idyllic countryside East Linton is a popular tourist destination and an ideal base for touring Edinburgh and the Lothians. The town has hotels, award winning guest houses, B&Bís and self-catering accommodation as well as pubs, restaurants and a selection of shops. Historically interesting features include the 16th century Bridge over the Tyne gorge, the Parish Kirk of Traprain with chancel dating from the 13th century, the Phantassie Doocot and the17th century Preston Mill; one of the oldest working watermills in Scotland currently run by the National Trust of Scotland. Other attractions include The Museum of Flight, Scotlandís National Air Museum at East Fortune which has displays of over 50 vintage aircraft including a Concorde, a Spitfire and a Tigermoth. Two miles south-west on the River Tyne stands the impressive 13th century Hailes Castle. The Markie Fisheries offer fly and coarse fishing with tuition, coaching and equipment hire and there are also guided car and taxi tours available to explore the area.

Attraction

Hailes Castle

Doctor

The Surgery

Market

East Fortune Sunday Market

Restaurant

Drover's Inn

School

East Linton Primary School

Theatre

Lyntoun Private Hire

Shops

Smeaton Nursery Garden
Stewart Stenhouse Plants

Places to Stay near East Linton

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Overhailes Farmhouse (2.12 miles)

Overhailes Farmhouse
From the minute you arive at Overhailes Farmhouse we want to make sure you have everything you need to make the most of your stay with us. We have 3 beautiful rooms for you to choose ... More | visit website
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Fenton Tower (4.31 miles)

Fenton Tower

Fenton Tower is a magnificent, fortified 16th Century tower located just 20 miles east of Edinburgh between Gullane and North Berwick. Set amongst the rolling countryside and surrounded by beautiful links golf courses, including Muirfield, ... More

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Portleith Guest House (5.01 miles)

Portleith Guest House

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Portleith Guest House is a small Guest House and has wonderful sea views and is right next to Winterfield Golf Course. Edinburgh the capital city is only 20/30 minutes drive ... More

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Maitlandfield House Hotel (5.08 miles)

Maitlandfield House Hotel

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Within walking distance of the picturesque county town of Haddington and just 16 miles (26 km) from Edinburgh, Maitlandfield House boasts traditional charm and original elegance. The Maitlandfield House Hotel combines the ... More

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Rowan Cottage Guest House (5.08 miles)

Rowan Cottage Guest House

Relaxing and comfortable furnished rooms overlooking the golf course and with sea views.Easy travel distance to Edinburgh of 20-30 minutes. Ideal Location for travelling around or visiting Scotland.This is warm, friendly, guest house, in a ... More | visit website

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Drem Farmhouse (5.26 miles)

Drem Farmhouse
Drem Farmhouse is a large Georgian house set in the picturesque conservation village of Drem, located in the heart of East Lothian, surrounded by golf courses, beaches and within easy reach of Edinburgh. It is the ... More | visit website
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County Hotel (5.46 miles)

County Hotel
Situated in the Heart of North Berwick, The County Hotel is a fantastic place to stay when visiting the area. With its 10 bedrooms it is large enough to accommodate groups but small enough to ... More | visit website
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Nether Abbey (5.78 miles)

Nether Abbey

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The Nether Abbey Hotel has been owned by successive generations of the same family for fifty years. In 2004 the Hotel shut for extensive renovations and refurbishment with simply stunning ... More | visit website

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The Rossborough Hotel (5.82 miles)

The Rossborough Hotel
The Rossborough Hotel is located in Dunbar on the East Coast of Scotland, an area generally regarded as Edinburgh's seaside. A place where farmland, small harbours, beaches and rolling fairways create beautiful scenery. The hotel is ... More | visit website
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Castle Inn Hotel (6.34 miles)

Castle Inn Hotel
The Castle Inn is a 19th Century Coaching Inn built by the noted William Burn. Set in the quiet rural village of Dirleton the Inn overlooks the village green and the 13th Century stronghold of ... More

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