Category: Days Out

Soldiers and Sailors of the’45

Dunbar’s 18th Century battery fort comes to life as the military moves back in for a day of living history displays. It is 1745 and the Jacobite threat looms large. Dunbar harbour bustles with activity as the British army of Sir John Cope disembarks, anxious to meet with the enemy in the coming days. – […]

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Open Doors Day at Dunbar Harbour

McArthur’s Store, or Spott’s Girnell (granary) as it was first known, was first recorded in 1658 located on a spur of rock within the eastern harbour of Dunbar that had been established a few years earlier under Oliver Cromwell. Early charters described the property as the “white herring house with girnell” with its close, yards, […]

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