Edinburgh and the Lothians Sights

Dirleton Castle

  • A198 Map It
  • North Berwick
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Published 05/04/2017

Fodor's Review

In the center of tiny Dirleton sits the impressive looking, 12th-century Dirleton Castle, surrounded by a high outer wall. It's now a ruin but with a relatively complete outer facade, and the grounds behind the walls feature a 17th-century bowling green, set in the shade of yew trees and surrounded by a herbaceous flower border that blazes with color in high summer. The castle was occupied in 1298 by King Edward I of England as part of his campaign for the continued subjugation of the unruly Scots.

Sight Information

Address:

A198, 2 miles west of North Berwick, North Berwick, East Lothian, EH39 5ER, Scotland

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Phone:

01620-850330

Sight Details:

  • £5.50

Published 05/04/2017

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