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One of the most ancient towns in East Lothian, and formerly an important mining centre, Tranent has a population of approx 9,000.

  • Activities

    Nearby Distilleries

    • Glenkinchie Distillery

      The distillery closest to Edinburgh and one of only three lowland malts still in production. It is the easiest distillery to visit if you are in Edinburgh.

  • Tranent Hotels & Accommodation

    Fa'side Castle, sometimes known as Fawside, Falside, Ffauside, Fauxside, or Fawsyde, is a 15th-century keep located in East Lothian, approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) southwest of Tranent, and 2 miles (3.2 km) southeast of Musselburgh. The building was restored in the 1980s and is now protected as a category B listed building. For more details see the Fa'side estate website. They have self catering cottages near the castle.

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