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“Well worth a climb”
Review of North Berwick Law

Southend
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
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“Well worth a climb”
Reviewed 27 July 2014

The Law can be seen for miles around and sticks up quite oddly in the middle of an otherwise fairly flat area. There are various routes you can choose to get to the top with varying amounts of difficulty. Whichever you choose, you can expect to spend an hour or two going up, enjoying the views and going down again. It's free which is always a bonus and when we went, the fairly newly installed ponies were wandering around quite happily near the main pathways. I'm told they can be quite shy so we were lucky there. At the top you now have a replica of the famous whale jaw bone (the original needed to be taken away as it was suffering after 100 years of weather) plus a few derilict buildings. On a clear day you can see for miles and get some great photos although it's also worth a go when it's a bit windy or even light rain if you fancy a bit of drama!

Visited July 2014
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south carolina
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532 reviews
185 attraction reviews
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“Spectacular hike”
Reviewed 22 July 2014

Wear good hiking shoes for this trail that can be tricky at times. It does make a few switch backs but it quite steep, treacherous and rocky in several areas as you climb up. Around every corner are spectacular views. We saw the wild horses along the trail as well. Relax at the top as you are well rewarded with the serenity of the surrounding area. Highly recommend this hike that takes about 30-45 minutes.

Visited July 2014
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“Great views”
Reviewed 20 July 2014

This is a pretty easy climb if you want it by following the path, or you can take a steeper route up if you want to reach the summit sooner. The result after reaching the top is some great views of the Forth and the Lothians.

Visited July 2014
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Edinburgh
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107 reviews
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“Stunning Views of East Lothian and the Firth of Forth”
Reviewed 17 July 2014

Stunning views of East Lothian and the Firth of Forth over to the Lammermuir Hills from the top and a decent walk to get there.

Visited August 2013
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Montgomery, Texas
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“Great climb”
Reviewed 15 July 2014

Three ladies 'conquered' this hill on our visit to N. Berwich; the men chose to conquer the golf course. The weather was spectacular with beautiful blue skies. The climb itself is an easy hike up the hill with some parts being steeper and rockier than others. Do take water and sunscreen as an earlier poster recommended. The views from the top are beautiful, and great photos can be taken there. Some of the wild horses in the area were lying about the trail on our trek, but they seemed to be quite used to the people going up and down this hill. If you are in reasonable health, I would recommended that you give this a try.

Visited July 2014
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