A small town with a grand history
While Haddington in East Lothian is a relatively small town, it was once the fourth-largest in all Scotland. There remains evidence of its influencial past in the area's architecture, including the St Mary's Collegiate Church dating back to 1375, and the 14th-century Hailes Castle just five miles south west of Haddington.
Take in a round of golf
Scotland is famed for its plush golf courses, and Haddington's undulating par-71 course presents a welcome test for all levels of players. Set amongst 130 acres of parkland alongside the River Tyne, it makes a nice contrast to the testing links courses which otherwise dominate the area.
The sky's the limit at East Fortune Airfield
Located at Nearby East Fortune Airfield is the National Museum of Flight, Scotland's foremost aviation museum. Housed in original Second World War RAF buildings, it includes four hangars of exhibits: Military Aviation, Civil Aviation, Storage and Restoration and Concorde, as well as other exhibitions focusing on history and education. Looking for a cheap hotel Near Haddington? Travelodge Edinburgh Musselburgh Hotel, to the East of Edinburgh, is your best bet - with Haddington just 12 miles east on the A1.