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North Berwick
North Berwick West Bay.JPG
West Bay from the harbour
North Berwick shown within Scotland
Population 6,605 
OS grid reference NT553852
• Edinburgh 20 mi (32 km)
• London 332 mi (534 km)
Civil parish
  • North Berwick
Council area
  • East Lothian Council
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town North Berwick
Postcode district EH39
Dialling code 01620
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
  • East Lothian
Scottish Parliament
  • East Lothian
List of places
UK
Scotland
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North Berwick is a seaside town and former royal burgh in East Lothian, Scotland. It is situated on the south shore of the Firth of Forth, approximately 20 miles (32 km) east-northeast of Edinburgh. North Berwick became a fashionable holiday resort in the nineteenth century because of its two sandy bays, the East (or Milsey) Bay and the West Bay, and continues to attract holidaymakers. Golf courses at the ends of each bay are open to visitors.

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