Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about North Berwick. You may be able to find further references to North Berwick in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Berwick, North a watering-place Groome

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with North Berwick.

Place Type of entry Source
Canty a bay and a fishing hamlet Groome
Craigleith an islet Groome
Lucille (or North Berwick) house Bartholomew
Tantallon Castle an ancient ruin Groome
Tantallon Castle ruin Bartholomew

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to North Berwick within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Daniel Defoe Letter 11: South-Eastern Scotland 2
Thomas Pennant July 17-23: The Borders and Edinburgh 2
James Boswell September 21st to 24th, 1773: Dunvegan to Talisker 1
William Camden Scotland: South of the Antonine Wall 1
Thomas Pennant September 5-17: Inveraray to Edinburgh 1
Thomas Pennant Appendix II: Of Elgin and the Shire of Murray 1
Thomas Pennant Appendix VIII: Itinerary 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Auldhame 0 1
Tantallon 0 2
Dirleton 2 2
Bass Rock 0 2
Whitekirk 0 2
Drem 0 2
Gullane 0 2
Smeaton 0 2
Athelstaneford 1 2
Tyninghame 0 2
Prestonkirk 0 2
East Linton 0 3
Aberlady 0 2
Haddington 10 2
Whittinghame 0 2
Belton 0 2
Stenton 0 2
Morham 0 2
Dunbar 14 2
Longniddry 0 2