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You will pass this castle if you take the lovely walk along the River Tyne from Haddington to East Linton. The ruins are very impressive and quite atmospheric. It is strange to come across them out apparently in the middle of nowhere.
Best approached on foot. It's about four and a half miles from Haddington, if you walk along the footpath on the banks of the River Tyne. Much shorter from East Linton. If going by car, just hope that there isn't anything coming the other way....More
Lovely hidden gem beautifully kept Clean and Tidy lovely place to chill out or have a picnic or even a wedding some beautiful seenery and walk along the River Tyne. Only one thing the parking area is very small and narrow road along to the...More
This castle is situated way out in the boondocks, down a long, narrow, winding road. There's almost no parking once you reach it. Not worth the effort and the fact that this property has about the same rating as other, much, much better properties in...More
When I say hidden, I mean really hidden. Followed the directions, no sign of the Castle, pulled over into the only parking space and Hailes Castle was there, hidden amongst the greenery.
We went in and what an amazing little ruin it is. It is...More
Worth a side trip if you are already in the area visiting Preston Mill and the National Museum of Flight. Feels like you are going down a one lane road to nowhere, but trust me, it's there. Pretty riverside ruins worth a short visit.
This was one of the places we visited on a short stay in this area. It is approached along a single track lane and only has a lay by for a few parking spaces, it's free entry, no toilet/refreshments.
We were lucky to visit when...More