Tag: firth of forth
- Edinburgh and Lothians
Located by the Firth of Forth in East Lothian, Scotland, the charming historic village of Aberlady has a sense of tranquility about it which makes it very appealing to travelers wanting to take a break from the hustle and bustle of modern city living. Designated as Britain’s first Local Nature Reserve in 1952, Aberlady Bay is not only scenic, but is considered to be significant for its ...
- Golf Courses
The course does not have an official name or even an architect. It is known as the Links at Elie and has taken shape over the centuries. There is no date of completion either. It has developed its present layout over the past 120 years – all the work of Mother Nature. Golf has been played in western Scotland for centuries and when the Royal and Ancient Club at St Andrews and the Honorable ...
Kincardine on Forth is a large trading port village that can be found in the region of Fife in Scotland. The locals here call the village just Kincardine and you can find it more specifically on the northern side of the shore of Firth of Forth where the estuary narrows to a river.
Buckhaven is a delightful town located in the Wemyss Parish of Fife, Scotland. A lovely port town standing on the Firth of Forth, Buckhaven makes for a pleasant vacation destination. Although you may not wish to spend all your vacation time in this little town, it is a great stop-over when in the Fife region.
- Golf Courses
Just thirty miles away from Edinburgh, in the County of East Lothian, universally acknowledged as the Cradle of Golf, lies a hidden, lesser known gem of Scotland. Dunbar East Links on the eastern edge of Dunbar offers golf all year round and is a classic links golf course, hugging the coast. It offers spectacular views of the Firth of Forth and May Island with the shadowy outline of Fife in ...
Kellie Castle is a very fine example of the domestic architecture of Lowland Scotland. It lies two miles inland, northwest, from the charming coastal villages of Pittenweem and St Monan's. The land here rises gently from the north shore of the Firth of Forth to the cairn on top of Kellie Law with dense woods to the south of the castle.
- Golf Courses
The West Links at the seaside town of North Berwick, 25 miles east of Edinburgh, is the second oldest golf course in the world still playing its original fairways and the club is the thirteenth oldest. The course began as a 6-hole course and a seventh was added before it was extended to 18-holes in 1877. It was lengthened again in 1895 and is 6,420 yards par 71 course today. A true links ...
Glenkinchie Distillery is one of the three remaining Lowland Malt Whisky distilleries. It owes its name to its location: a glen by the Kinchie burn near Pencaitland in East Lothian. Just 15 miles away from Edinburgh it nestles between the verdant Lammermuir hills and the small coastal resorts along the Firth of Forth where it meets the sea.