Eyemouth is the main coastal town in Berwickshire in the Scottish Borders. It has a TD14 postcode as do the surrounding villages of Ayton • Burnmouth • Coldingham • Reston and St Abbs.
Here’s what we like about Eyemouth
Coast and Country
The harbour town of Eyemouth has cove and headland countryside on its doorstep and easy access to Edinburgh, Newcastle and beyond. It has an affordable property market, local schools and a diverse range of sports and leisure facilities
A haven for sea-faring
Eyemouth is steeped in the traditions of the sea – find out at Eyemouth Museum. The Herring Queen Festival is celebrated in July. Nearby St Abbs is a magnet for sub-aqua divers where you can go Off Shore Fishing or Charter a boat . Berwick Sailing and Canoe club welcome new members.
Come and Stay
If you are moving to the area we recommend you stop over for a few days to get a feel for the area. Places to stay in town include: The Home Arms The Glenerne Guest House The Quarters and Eye Sleep Over
Where to Eat
Sports and Activities
Eyemouth Swimming Pool has a Gym and Toddlers Pool and walkers will enjoy exploring the coast and headlands. There is an 18 hole course at Eyemouth Golf Club and Shooting in the nearby Lammermuir Hills
Places of Interest on the Scottish Side
Of interest historically are •Paxton House (see this •Aerial view of Paxton House), •Ayton Castle, and •Gunsgreen House, and nature lovers will relish visits to •St Abbs Head Nature Reserve, and •Chain Bridge Honey Farm •Fast Castle is windswept and interesting.
On the English side of the Border
Berwick-upon-Tweed is a mere 9 miles away. It is the nearest major town with shops, supermarkets, and a Saturday Market as well as The Maltings Theatre and Cinema. Of historic interest are Berwick Barracks and Berwick Castle .
Connections and Useful Websites
The Train Station at Berwick-upon-Tweed has trains to Edinburgh and Newcastle and beyond. The A1 trunk road is within 2 miles of the town giving quick and easy access to Edinburgh and Newcastle, Scotland Starts Here and Undiscovered Scotland websites have good information about What’s On in the area.