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Royal Musselburgh Golf Club is at the start of the famous stretch of golf courses on the East Lothian coast, located to the east of Musselburgh, this picturesque parkland course is certainly worth the visit. The Club is the fifth oldest in the world originating at the 9 hole Musselburgh Levenhall links where the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, Royal Burgess Golfing Society and Bruntsfield Golf Club also played. Pride of place in the Royal Musselburgh is the Old Club Cup dating back to 1774, the oldest trophy still competitively played for in the world.

 

Musselburgh Racecourse, Linkfield Road, Musselburgh
East Lothian, Scotland.

Musselburgh Old Course situated on Musselburgh Links, is reputedly the oldest surviving golf course in the world. Host to six Open Championships.

Old Fisherrow Musselburgh Scotland
Old Fisherrow, Musselburgh, Scotland.

Musselburgh Museum. The location of Fisherrow and Musselburgh on the banks of the River Esk where it enters the Forth has formed a natural settlement since prehistoric times. Musselburgh's key geographical position, close to Scotland's capital, its access to a wealth of natural resources and its innovative people means that the town has played an important part in the nation's history over two millennia.

The Battle of Pinkie Cleugh, was fought along the banks of the River Esk by Musselburgh, Scotland, on the 10th of September 1547. The battle was fought between the English and the Scots. It was the last segment of the War of the Rough Wooings against Scotland. The purpose of the war, at least from the side of the English, was to encourage the Scots to wed the young Mary Queen of Scots to the son of the English king, Edward VI.

Musselburgh Cricket Club, the home of cricket in East Lothian, Scotland.

Reminiscences Connected Chiefly with Inveresk and Musselburgh and Sketches of Family Histories. Reminiscences Connected Chiefly with Inveresk and Musselburgh and Sketches of Family Histories.

Old Roman Bridge Musselburgh Scotland

Old Musselburgh Old Musselburgh. This varied collection of photographs includes extensive coverage of Fisherrow and its fishing community, as well as pictures of the racecourse, Pavilion cinema, well-known shops such as Jimmy Holmes' saddlers and the High Street in the days when trams still ran along it. Events such as the Fishermen's Walk (now no longer held) and the Riding of the Marches show local community spirit, while there are also pictures of the 6th Midlothian cub pack in the 1960s, members of the local Air Training Corps, Loretto School's drum and pipe band, and much more.



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