Pencraig Wood Picnic Stop in East Lothian, Scotland

If you take the A199 (former A1) for about one mile west of East Linton, you’ll find a picnic spot at Pencraig Wood. There’s a fair bit of parking and a toilet. The picnic tables are a short walk up the path.

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Picnic tables at Pencraig Wood

pencraig wood view to north berwick law

Viewing point at Pencraig Wood, with North Berwick Law on the horizon

Our stop at Pencraig Wood coincided with the gorse in full bloom.

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Path in Pencraig Wood

pencraig wood looking toward hailes castle

You can just about make out Hailes Castle in the centre of the photo

pencraig wood gorse view

Looking toward North Berwick from Pencraig Wood

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Me by the gorse in Pencraig Wood

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Traprain Law from Pencraig Wood picnic stop