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Today is 3rd June 2020 .
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Wikishire is where you may find the best of Britain and Ireland.

Wikishire is where you are; whether you are on the Shetland islands or the South Shetland Islands, or the places between, Wikishire is a growing guide on all you need to know about the British and Irish lands.

Tell the world what you love about your home. Each shire, from Kent to Kerry is here, with ever-growing detail; if your town or village is not in Wikishire, or if something important is missed out, then log on, then -

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To begin, you can peruse the list of counties of the UK or Republic of Ireland, or even go directly to a random page! To accompany the encyclopædia we also have an interactive map of the counties of the British Isles.

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East Linton, East Lothian

East Linton

East Linton is a small town in East Lothian, standing on the River Tyne and the A1 road five miles east of Haddington. Until the railways came, it was called simply 'Linton'; the railway company effectively changed the name to avoid confusion with another Linton on the line, now West Linton.

The village has declined a little since its heyday as a coaching town and later as a railway town, but it remains a pretty village and its historical heritage is shown in the buildings of the village. It also serves as a base for exploring the East Lothian countryside. (Read more)

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