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Things to do in Eyemouth, Scottish Borders


The historic town of Eyemouth lies five miles north of the border where the mouth of the River Eye provides a natural harbour and sandy beaches.

Fishing at Eyemouth dates back to the 13th century and today the harbour is still active with its colourful fleet. The busy town has cobbled streets, narrow "pends" or archways leading to small courtyards, and "wynds", narrow passageways between the buildings.

Highlights of the town's annual events calendar are the Seafood Festival in June, the Herring Queen Festival in July and in August the Lifeboat Weekend.

The recently refurbished Eyemouth Museum illustrates the town's history, with a magnificent tapestry as its centrepiece commemorating the great east-coast fishing disaster of 1881 when 189 fishermen were lost at sea. Ayton Castle, a unique example of a restored Scottish Castle lies two miles west of the town.

For leisure and recreation there is the 18 hole course at Eyemouth Golf Club, a Bowling Green and Eyemouth Leisure Centre.

The Berwickshire coastline, with its small villages of St. Abbs, Coldingham and Burnmouth, provides a fascinating and beautiful range of scenery - from high cliffs and deep clear water to sandy coves and quaint fishing harbours, offering recreational pursuits such as bird watching, walking, fishing and diving.

Tourist Information (Open Easter-End of October) Auld Kirk, Market Place, Eyemouth Tel: +44 (0) 1890 750 678

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