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Fort Point, Eyemouth

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Archaeological-Sites in Scotland

Description:
This promontory was fortified in 1547 by invading English troops and again in 1557 by French forces acting on behalf of the Scottish king. The two lines of ramparts, with bastions and gun emplacements, can still be traced in the grass-covered earthworks. The headland provides a spectacular viewing point for the cliffs and their nesting seabirds.

Ownership:
Public Access

Situation OS ref: NT 943649

How to get there:
By car: In Eyemouth, just beyond the caravan park.
By public transport: Regular bus services from Berwick upon Tweed.

Seasonal opening details:
All year.

Opening Hours:
During daylight hours.

Additional Information

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Places to stay nearby:
Eyemouth
Berwick upon Tweed

Local towns and villages:
Eyemouth
Berwick upon Tweed


Fort Point, Eyemouth, Scotland