Scottish Seaside: North Berwick Day Trip from Edinburgh

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The North Berwick beach sits with Berwick Law in the background.

Scotland is famous the world over for its beautiful Highlands, its rugged islands and its landscape of lochs. But the suburban seaside town of North Berwick, with its castle ruins on the cliffs and rocky beaches, is simply stunning At only a half-hour by train from Edinburgh, a visit to North Berwick is really a must.

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Post by . Originally published October 28, 2019. Last updated February 17, 2020.

Tantallon Castle: Scottish Castle on the Cliffs

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Tantallon Castle in North Berwick sits on the edge of a cliff overlooking the sea.

With stunning views over the Firth of Forth, Bass Rock, and the East Lothian countryside at North Berwick, a day trip from Edinburgh to Tantallon Castle is not one you should miss. The ruins of this 14th century Scottish castle sit on the edge of a cliff overlooking the sea. And visitors can explore what is left of the fortress by climbing high up into the towers and down below ground into the prison.

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Post by . Originally published October 7, 2019. Last updated November 8, 2019.