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Kingston
Kingston

Kingston is a small hamlet near North Berwick in East Lothian, Scotland. Surrounded by farmland, the only non-residential building in Kingston is the industrial kitchen of the Kingston Country Bakery. Image File history File links Sconorber. ... Image File history File links Kingston115968. ... Image File history File links Kingston115968. ... North Berwick North Berwick is a small Scottish seaside town in East Lothian, on the south shore of the Firth of Forth, about 25 miles east of Edinburgh. ... East Lothian (Lodainn an Ear in Gaelic) is one of 32 unitary council areas in Scotland, and a Lieutenancy Area. ... Motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (English: No one provokes me with impunity) Scotlands location within Europe Scotlands location within the United Kingdom Languages English, Gaelic, Scots Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ...


Fenton Tower

Fenton Tower in Kingston is an exclusive refurbished 16th century tower which functions as a luxury hotel and can be privately hired for events and vacations. Many Tower guests are in the area to play golf at the various nearby world-class courses such as Muirfield and the North Berwick West Links and shooting is also a popular activity. Complete with helipad, rates for one night in the Tower start at £300 and private hire of the Tower for a week when the The Open Championship is at Muirfield is reputed to be well in excess of £10,000. Muirfield is a golf course in Scotland which is one of the rotation of courses used for The Open Championship. ... North Berwick, East Lothian One of two golf courses within North Berwick, the West Links is by far the more renowned. ... 2005 Open Champion Tiger Woods holding the Claret Jug. ...


Fenton tower was also used as the location for Archie's castle in the BBC childrens programme "Balamory" The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the largest publicly-funded radio and television broadcasting corporation of the United Kingdom (see British television) and the world. ... Balamory is a live action television series on UK TV (BBC Two and CBeebies) for preschool children based around the small (fictional) island community of Balamory in Scotland. ...


External Links

  • Fenton Tower official site

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Edinburgh and West Lothian - Ice moulds the landscape (527 words)
The ice sheet was not stationary but flowed from west to east across East Lothian and from south-west to north-east across the Borders.
Thus an east-west grain of ridges and hollows is very marked in parts of East Lothian.
The moving ice was forced over and round the obstruction, stripping away the softer rocks round the front (upstream) and the sides of the hard rock (forming the crag) while softer rocks, protected in the lee of the crag, formed the long ridge (tail).
Kingston, East Lothian - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (192 words)
Kingston is a small hamlet near North Berwick in East Lothian, Scotland.
Fenton Tower in Kingston is an exclusive refurbished 16th century tower which functions as a luxury hotel and can be privately hired for events and vacations.
This East Lothian location article is a stub.
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