Visit to Marchmont House

Visit to Marchmont House

The July outing of the Society saw members visit Marchmont House near Greenlaw in the Scottish Borders. The house is one of Scotland’s finest country mansions. It is an imposing Grade A listed Palladian masterpiece built in 1750 by Sir Hugh Hume- Campbell, 3rd Earl of...
Outing to Portmore Gardens

Outing to Portmore Gardens

Members enjoyed their first outing of the summer with a visit to Portmore Gardens at Eddlestone near Peebles. Once part of the Blackbarony Estate, Portmore was purchased by the Earl of Portmore in the 18th Century. It was later sold to the Mackenzie family and the...
Lothian and Borders Yeomanry on Parade

Lothian and Borders Yeomanry on Parade

the Lothians and Border Yeomanry who have a long historical connection with Dunbar were granted the freedom of East Lothian in a ceremony in the town today. The unit paraded thopugh the High Street to the War Memorial at the Parish Church. After a short address by...
Dunbar Community Council Awards Night

Dunbar Community Council Awards Night

The Annual Awards Night was held on 17 June 2019 in the Dunbar Council Chamber. A total of 15 groups and individuals from all walks of life were honoured for their achievements and for their contributions to the Dunbar Community. The Bowe Cup: was awarded to Darren...
Guided Walk Around East Linton

Guided Walk Around East Linton

Saturday 3rd August. A guided walk round the historic village of East Linton with Garry Menzies This historic town lies north of the river Tyne with the Lynn that supported four mills. The 16th century “Linton brigges” over the Tyne on Great North road from the south....
Tyninghame Visit 7th Sep 2019

Tyninghame Visit 7th Sep 2019

Saturday 7th September A walk at Tyninghame looking at the mansion house, the ruin of St Baldreds Kirk and the site of the old village of Tyninghame. The mansion house, incorporating part of an early tower house, was extended in 1617. Built round a courtyard, it was...