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Destination Guide

16th Century Roman Bridge over the River Esk towards Musselburgh close to a wide range of hotels and tourist destinations / sights


Tourist Information

Things to see & do in Musselburgh

The old market town of Musselburgh can be found on the coast of the Firth of Forth, six miles east of Edinburgh city centre. It also lays claim to the title of Scotland's oldest town.

Musselburgh is more famously known for is golf course the Musselburgh Links. The ancient golf course (reputed to be the oldest in Scotland) was apparently used by James IV, in 1504 and is home of the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers from 1836 to 1891. Sharing the links is Musselburgh Racecourse, which holds regular meetings.

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