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Eyemouth Town Information




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The beauty of this small, cobbled fishing town is in stark contrast to what happened on a cold October night in 1881 when 129 men – virtually all the local men folk - were killed during a catastrophic storm.





It was the worst fishing disaster in Scotland’s long history.
 
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Eyemouth - Photo © Kevin Rae
Eyemouth - Photo: Kevin Rae CCL

Fast Castle - Photo © Tony kinghorn
Fast Castle - Photo: Tony Kinghorn CCL

The nearby ruin of Fast Castle was dubbed ‘Wolf’s Crag’ by the great Edinburgh-born writer Sir Walter Scott in his 1819 novel ‘The Bride of Lammemoor’.