Seton Sands Holiday Village - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Seton Sands Holiday Village
This is one of the best places to stay in Scotland with Edinburgh and it's castle only 30 min's away by car. With views across the Firth of Forth and close to the beach this makes a great park. You will find plenty to do for all the family on this small but well equipped park.
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Seton Collegiate Church
0.78km from Seton Sands Holiday Village
Seton Collegiate Church is one of the finest surviving medieval collegiate churches in Scotland. The term "Collegiate Church" covered a variety of sins, often literally. Collegiate Churches were generally endowed by the the local laird, who paid for the maintenance of community of priests. The primary role of the college was to pray for the souls of their benefactor, his wife, and his family. The church is now in the care of Historic Environment Scotland, and a 4-Star Historic Tourist Attraction
0.84km from Seton Sands Holiday Village
Seton Castle was built in the late 1700s on the site of Seton Palace, which was demolished in 1789. The palace, near Longniddry, on the Firth of Forth, formerly belonged to the Earls of Winton and was a popular retreat for Mary, Queen of Scots. She spent time at the palace after the murder of her second husband, Lord Darnley; they had also spent their honeymoon there. The date when the original palace was built is uncertain but it was located on the lands of Seton and Winton.
2.42km from Seton Sands Holiday Village
Longniddry Bents is known best for its plant life. The base-rich soils have allowed a number of plants to flourish here that are only seen occasionally elsewhere in the county. The shallow bay is a popular watersports location for windsurfers, kitesurfers and sea kayaks.Many sea and wading birds frequent the area making it a regular haven for bird-watchers. A small community of rare water voles are known to reside around the several burns running out of the bents. Grey seals are often spotted t
3.07km from Seton Sands Holiday Village
A beautiful beach which was located in the heart of East Lothian and It is a family friendly beach where you can spend some memorable time and also there are so many activities to do here.
3.51km from Seton Sands Holiday Village
Preston Tower is a ruined L-plan keep in the ancient Scottish village of Prestonpans. It is situated within a few metres of two other historic houses, Hamilton House and Northfield House. It stands surrounded by a walled park, which is also home to a lectern doocot. The tower can only be viewed externally, but it remains a fascinating building with a number of very unusual features.
4.24km from Seton Sands Holiday Village
Gosford Sands is a rural sand and shingle beach in the west facing Gosford Bay. High tide covers just about all of the beach. It's a great beach for kite flying and coastal walking, as you can take the John Muir Way from Cockenzie to Aberlady passing Gosford Sands en route. Also good for sandcastle building and exploring. There is no lifeguard cover so be careful swimming and paddling.
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East Lothian Council
East Lothian is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland, as well as a historic county, registration county and lieutenancy area. The county was also known as Haddingtonshire.