Markle was a village in East Lothian but due to its location there are only a number of residential houses and the Markle Fisheries. Markle was a hamlet that surrounded Markle Castle.
Markle Fisheries, Markle Steading, East Linton, EH40 3EB. Tel: 01620 851213. Open all year, 8am to dusk. 7 miles south, off the B1377 near East Linton. Parking. Fly fishing for top quality trout on three beautifully situated lochs. Fly fishing only on Markle and Monastery lochs, totalling 10 acres. Kinloch loch is bait and fly fishing. Night time sessions are available by arrangement. Lochs easily accessible for bank fishing only
There are only ruins that remain next to the Fisheries which would have been a loch around the castle protection against invaders. The Castle was built circa 1350 by the wealthy Hepburns. The Castle was attacked on many occasions burnt bombarded and partially destroyed, but throughout history there has been mentions of the Markle Castle being sold and in 1655 was purchased by the Kinloch family who retained the lands till the mid 20th century.