Longniddry

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Links Road, Longniddry

Longniddry (Scots: Langniddry, Scottish Gaelic: Nuadh-Treabh Fada)[1] is a village in East Lothian, Scotland, with a population of 2,613 (2001 census).

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Longniddry is primarily a dormitory village for commuters to Edinburgh, with good transport links by road and rail (Longniddry railway station is on the North Berwick Line) to the capital. The village has a number of local, community based resources including local shops and Longniddry Community Centre, which also houses the library. Like many coastal towns in East Lothian, Longniddry has a sandy beach beside the golf course. This stretch of local coastline lined with dunes and is known as Longniddry Bents.

18th century Gosford House, home of the Earl of Wemyss and March, stands on the eastern edge of the village.

In 2006, Longniddry and the neighbouring towns of Prestonpans, Cockenzie and Port Seton were twinned with the town of Barga, Tuscany, Italy.[2]

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Coordinates: 55°58′N 2°53′W / 55.967°N 2.883°W / 55.967; -2.883