North Berwick, East Lothian, Scotland

(Above image is a capture of North Berwick taken from near the Seabird Centre.)

This evening, I am posting information on the upscale town of North Berwick, East Lothian, Scotland.

Summary information as follows:
  • Population 6,600.
  • The town benefits from a direct rail link with Edinburgh.
  • Located approximately 25 miles N.E. of Edinburgh on the Firth of Forth coast, facing north. (The Firth of Forth is a bay or estuary)
  • Home to North Berwick Golf Club, a links course which is the world’s 13th oldest golf club.
  • Home to the Scottish Seabird Centre which offers remote, wildlife viewing using live web cameras.
  • On the route of the John Muir Way, a 134 mile long hiking trail stretching between Helensburgh on Scotland's West Cast and Dunbar on the East Coast.
  • Boasts three good beaches: West Bay North, Milsey Bay and Broad Sands Bay.
  • Within easy reach are Dirleton Castle (2.5 miles to S.W.) and Aberlady (7.5 miles to S.W.). The village of Dirleton has been ranked as one of the prettiest  in Scotland.
  • The bird sanctuary of Bass Rock is situated three miles east of North Berwick in the Forth of Forth. Boat trips to Bass Rock are available from North Berwick harbour.
West Bay Beach

 Scottish Seabird Centre at North Berwick

 Dirleton Castle

Aberlady Bay Nature Reserve (bird life)


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