Tag: river tyne
The River Tyne has long enabled a succession of mills to operate through a supply of water-generated power. The most prominent of these mills is the Preston Mill that is located just north east of the village of East Linton. The history of the town and the mill have long been intertwined. Today the town serves as the perfect place to stay when making a visit to this ancient mill. The Preston ...
If you head over to East Lothian in Scotland you will find a small village situated there called Pencaitland. The village is divided into two parts, the Wester Pencaitland and the Easter Pencaitland, by the River Tyne. A single stone bridge dating all the way back to the 16th Century joins the two halves of Pencaitland, providing the locals and visitors easy access to either side of the river.
It may sound unbelievable, but fifteen miles from the center of Edinburgh is an empty stretch along the River Tyne valley where nothing has been built by man in the past 500 years. All that has been built here is Crichton Castle, a looming structure and its collegiate church amidst the trees nearby. The church, built in1449 is remarkably well preserved with only its nave missing. The castle ...