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Postcode: EH36 | code search
Population: 200
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Humbie is a rural hamlet in East Lothian in Scotland situated beneath the Lammermuir Hills on the west bank of the Humbie Water, 4 miles east of Pathhead and 15 miles south-east of Edinburgh. The scattered settlement was formed in 1618 with the union between Keith Marischal and Keith Hundeby. Historically interesting features include the 18th century Humbie House, Humbie Mill lying on the Humbie water and Humbie Kirk, a T-plan Gothic Parish Church built c1800 with the chancel added in 1932 and in the kirk-yard lies the heraldic tablet of the Borthwicks of Whitburgh of the early 1600’s, opposite stands the 18th century lectern-style Humbie Doocot, now a residence. Surrounded by countryside and picturesque scenery Humbie is a popular tourist destination and an ideal base to explore Edinburgh and the Lothians, attracting golfers, cyclists, nature watchers and hill walkers en-route to the Lammermuir Hills and the Southern Upland Way. The hamlet has several large houses in the area including Johnstounburn House a 19th century tower house, currently an elegant hotel complete with the original two-chambered doocot in the grounds and in nearby parkland stands the impressive Keith Marischal House built in 1598 by the Keith’s which has been converted into holiday accommodation.


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Tweeddale Arms Hotel (5.68 miles)

Tweeddale Arms Hotel
Kenny and Paula look forward to welcoming you to The Tweeddale Arms in Gifford. Built circa 1685 and still traditionally Black & White, the Tweeddale Arms looks out through lime trees to the Green and the ... More | visit website

Adniston Manor (6.47 miles)

Adniston Manor
We are in a very peaceful location, situated in the heart of East Lothian. A golfing mecca with excellent links to Edinburgh, Glasgow, the Borders and the Highlands, we are ideally situated to cover ... More
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Letham House (6.88 miles)

Letham House

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Nestled at the foot of a secluded rhododendron-lined drive on the outskirts of Haddington in East Lothian is Letham House. Only 16 miles from Edinburgh, this restored 17th century mansion ... More

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Midlothian Apartments (7.12 miles)

Midlothian Apartments

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Midlothian apartments and studios offer a great base from which to explore Edinburgh and the Lothians with free parking and a small village location with 24/7 bus service to Edinburgh ... More

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Wester Cowden Farmhouse (7.15 miles)

Wester Cowden Farmhouse

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Each bedroom or private lounge and for warmer days the patio now has free broadband access. Spacious accommodation (please telephone on the number provided on your booking form if you ... More

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Carberry Tower (7.23 miles)

Carberry Tower
Stay at Carberry Tower and experience the hustle and bustle of one of Europe’s most fascinating cities whilst breathing the fresh air of the magnificent Scottish countryside. Easy access to city via train with a ... More | visit website
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Maitlandfield House Hotel (7.70 miles)

Maitlandfield House Hotel

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Within walking distance of the picturesque county town of Haddington and just 16 miles (26 km) from Edinburgh, Maitlandfield House boasts traditional charm and original elegance. The Maitlandfield House Hotel combines the ... More

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Premier Inn Edinburgh Inveresk (8.10 miles)

Premier Inn Edinburgh Inveresk
Within easy reach of the A1 and with Wallyford and Newcraighall Railway stations close by, this Premier Inn hotel is comfortably located only 2.5 miles from Musselburgh Racecourse and only 8 miles from Edinburgh city ... More | visit website
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Seven (8.25 miles)


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A great base for exploring Edinburgh (6 miles) and the midlothian area.Just opend a great budget option with a few extra touches to make your stay more relaxed.Great transport links ... More

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Dalhousie Castle and Spa (8.38 miles)

Dalhousie Castle and Spa

A fascinating 13th century fortress set within acres of wooded parkland on the picturesque banks of the River Esk. From the moment you arrive at Dalhousie Castle, a warm Scottish welcome awaits. Whether relaxing in ... More | visit website

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