Tag: what to see and do East Lothian

Travel Report: Stenton Village, East Lothian, Scotland.

Stenton Village, East Lothian, Scotland. Photo courtesy of Richard Webb.  May 2019. Stenton Village is a small farming community in the Scottish county of East Lothian. The population stands at around three hundred, hence it doesn’t take long to drive through. Surrounded by acres of gorgeous farmland, the village consists of little more than a […]

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Travel Report: Whittingehame Church, Scotland.

May 2019. The late evening light was rapidly fading when we arrived at Whittingehame Church. After an incredibly fun afternoon exploring the sights of East Lothian’s country lanes, we’d finally reached our last stop. Located in the dictionary definition of middle of nowhere in the heart of some lovely Scottish countryside, this certainly isn’t your average […]

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Travel Report: Hailes Castle, East Lothian, Scotland.

Hailes Castle, East Lothian, Scotland. May 2019. It was a beautiful evening in East Lothian as Spackles pulled up in the little lay-by near the entrance gate to Hailes Castle. The time was about a quarter past eight in the evening, though you’d hardly know it. In fact, the sky was a calming blue and […]

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Travel Report: Preston Mill, East Lothian, Scotland.

Preston Mill, East Lothian, Scotland. May 2019. Spackles and I were having enormous fun driving around the countryside of East Lothian picking off the sights. Our next stop was Preston Mill, a former 18th century watermill famed for producing oatmeal. Even as we were parking I could see what a magnificent structure it was. Especially […]

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Travel Report: John Muir’s Birthplace, Scotland.

John Muir’s Birthplace, Scotland. May 2019. You simply cannot escape John Muir in the Scottish town of Dunbar. After all, there’s a statue of him out on the High Street. You’ll also find a giant bear sculpture, located near the Spot Roundabout, which symbolises the great man’s travels through America. Furthermore, one of his quotes […]

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