Eyemouth, located in the Scottish Borders, is a small town situated not far from Berwick-upon-Tweed. Visitors will find that the local area is quite picturesque with water that is clear and deep, surrounded by high cliffs and sandy coves. The town is well known as a fishing port and celebrates that heritage with an annual herring Queen Festival. There are several notable buildings in town that should not be missed, including Gungsgreen House. The town is also situated near several other smaller villages that should be explored while in the local area. Popular local activities include diving, fishing, walking and bird watching.
The Scottish town is located at the mouth of Eye Water, for this reason it gets the name of Eyemouth. It has a humble population of almost four thousand. With such a modest population the town doesn't hold all the luxuries of the modern world but it offers all the essential institutions for a comfortable life. The distinctive feature of the town is its ubiquity of fishing industry. Nearly all the associated crafts of fishing are present in the town ranging from minor details of net repairing to the mega projects of ship building. Marine food of mesmerizing tastes can be found in the traditional fashion along with the modern trends the food.
Eyemouth Museum always remains the first stop for regular visitors. The museum's administration always ensures not to disappoint new and old visitors by introducing fresh artifacts from all across the Scotland.
Eyemouth Harbour has received generous funding from European Union so that it can regain the market share which it truly deserves. Most of the tourists come to visit the harbour to see the actual running of the harbor. The ever changing scenery attracts the people to enjoy the true spirit of a working dock.
The beach offers shinny weekends and faces tremendous crowds in the summer. Seasonal shops open in the peak seasons to tackle the needs and demands of tourists and natives. Safety measures are ensured to tackle any possible mishap. Clear warning signs are erected to warn and inform people about any potential hazard.