Markle

East Lothian

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 Road East Lothian

Markle Fisheries

East Lothian

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

Markle Fisheries. Fishing Lodge East Lot
Markle Fisheries One of three Lochs in Markle East Lothian

Markle Castle

East Lothian

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.

Markle Castle Ruins Markle East Lothian

The Bass Rock North Berwick One of the natural wonders of the modern world with a lighthouse and ruined Castle

The white in the photo are birds nesting.

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