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Fidra Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

This uninhabited island off North Berwick acquired its lighthouse in 1885. It is one of the islands, Unst is another,...

Linlithgow Palace (HS)

Linlithgow, West Lothian, EH49 7AL

The splendid ruins of this great royal palace are set in its own park beside Linlithgow Loch.

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Polkemmet Country Park

Whitburn, West Lothian, EH47 0AD

A Country Park offering a range of activities to suit all the family from walks with the dog to a round of golf.

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Longniddry Bents

Longniddry, Scotland, UK

A long beach with a mixture of sand and rocks, good for kite surfing.

Thortonloch Beach

Dunbar, Scotland, UK

A spectacular wide beach it stretches for almost a mile south from Torness Point.

The Abbotsford Trust

Abbotsford, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 9BQ

Abbotsford is the iconic house built and lived in by Sir Walter Scott, the famous 19th century author, poet and historian.

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Dryburgh Abbey (HS)

Dryburgh, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 0RQ

Perhaps the most beautiful of all the Border Abbeys. The ruins are remarkably complete.

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Dalkeith Country Park

Dalkeith, EH22 1ST

Dalkeith Country Park is a gorgeous destination for your day out.

Rhymer's Stone

Melrose, Scotland, UK

Crichton Castle (HS)

Pathhead, Crichton, Midlothian, EH37 5XA

A large castle with a spectacular facade of faceted stonework, added by the Earl of Bothwell between 1581 and 1591…

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Scottish Owl Centre

Whitburn, West Lothian, EH47 0AD

The Scottish Owl Centre is home to about 100 owls from around the world.

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Maid of the Forth

South Queensferry, EH30 9TB

Our daily trips to Inchcolm Island are consistently voted as one of the best things to do in Edinburgh every summer.

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Queensferry Museum

South Queensferry, West Lothian, EH30 9HP

Queensferry Museum helps visitors to explore the past and traditions of historic Queensferry and neighbouring Dalmeny.

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St Abbs Head (NTS)

Eyemouth, By St Abbs, TD14 5QF

Dunglass Collegiate Church (HS)

Nr Cockburnspath, Dunglass, East Lothian, Scotland, UK

Admire the surprisingly well-preserved sculptures insite this stone-vaulted medieval church.

1 Fidra Lighthouse Scotland, UK
2 Linlithgow Palace (HS) Linlithgow, West Lothian, EH49 7AL 4 stars
3 Polkemmet Country Park Whitburn, West Lothian, EH47 0AD 3 stars
4 Longniddry Bents Longniddry, Scotland, UK
5 Thortonloch Beach Dunbar, Scotland, UK
6 The Abbotsford Trust Abbotsford, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 9BQ 3 stars
7 Dryburgh Abbey (HS) Dryburgh, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 0RQ 5 stars
8 Dalkeith Country Park Dalkeith, EH22 1ST
9 Rhymer's Stone Melrose, Scotland, UK
10 Crichton Castle (HS) Pathhead, Crichton, Midlothian, EH37 5XA 3 stars
11 Scottish Owl Centre Whitburn, West Lothian, EH47 0AD 4 stars
12 Maid of the Forth South Queensferry, EH30 9TB
13 Queensferry Museum South Queensferry, West Lothian, EH30 9HP 2 stars
14 St Abbs Head (NTS) Eyemouth, By St Abbs, TD14 5QF
15 Dunglass Collegiate Church (HS) Nr Cockburnspath, Dunglass, East Lothian, Scotland, UK

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