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

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    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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