Lammermuir Hills


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Lammermuir Hills

(lămərmyo͞or`, lăm`ərmyo͞or), range of hills, East Lothian and Scottish Borders, SE Scotland. Meikle Says Law (1,749 ft/533 m) is the highest point. Sheep are grazed in the hills.
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5 kilometre route to a substation located within the Crystal Rig onshore wind farm in the Lammermuir Hills.
The dark ridge of Salisbury Crags and outline of Edinburgh Castle lay northwards, between the Pentland and Lammermuir hills.
The 48-turbine Fallago Rig wind farm in the Lammermuir Hills, which suffered a six-year protest campaign, but had the support of some really influential figures as television presenter and botanist, Dr David Bellamy, had been acquired by EDF Energy Renewables for an undisclosed sum earlier this year.
In The Little Ice Age Fagan explains, "In the thirteenth century, shepherds complained about the encroaching cultivation of prized grazing range, and on the summits of southeastern Scotland's Lammermuir Hills, 320 meters above sea level.
Before she died in 1702, she purchased the estate of Lethington, south of Haddington, in the Lammermuir Hills, of East Lothian, and in memory of her title as Duchess of Lennox, she requested the estate's name to be changed to Lennoxlove.
Mr Menotti, an Italianborn US citizen, bought Yester House, at the foot of the Lammermuir Hills, in the early 1970s.
Lammermuir Hills, just inland, have extensive grouse moors, rolling farmland and wooded valleys.
Behind, are the Lammermuir Hills, and in Cockburnspath, only a mile and a half, is a school and post office.
During the summer, when the castle is open to the public, the family live at their house near Lauder in the Lammermuir Hills of borderland Scotland.
This mineral water flows naturally out of a fault in the rock structure at the foot of the Lammermuir Hills near Dunbar, an area considered to have the finest natural mineral water in Scotland.
On a clear day, the view from West Kip embraces half of Scotland – Auld Reekie, guarded by the Moorfoot and Lammermuir Hills, and to the west the broken lands of the Trossachs.