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Heritage Path Talk - The Herring Road and other old routes across the Lammermuirs
Sunday 04 December 2016, 03:30pm

Heritage Path Talk - The Herring Road and other old routes across the Lammermuirs

An extensive network of routes is marked on old maps of the Lammermuirs. The most famous of these is the Herring Road, via which fishwives brought herring from Dunbar to market in Lauder in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. This route and others across the hills can still be found today and they are a tangible trace of the lives of those that travelled the routes in times gone by. In recognition of the cultural and recreational value of these old routes, ScotWays has produced a new map to promote public access to this area considered remote by many. This talk will share some of the stories of the Lammermuirs - we hope that you will see these hills in a new light and have your appetite whetted to explore them further.

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Location Humbie Hub, Humbie
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