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Newhaven Town Information

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Newhaven Harbour - Photo © Kevin Rae
Newhaven Harbour - Photo: Kevin Rae CCL

image spacer This pretty coastal village was for centuries renowned for its shipbuilding, its seemingly inexhaustible supplies of fresh fish and even its oysters.

In the early part of the 16th century James IV used its deep waters to build a warship. Today its harbour has been surpassed by the larger Leith Harbour, though the town still boasts a fish market and a heritage museum.