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Bass Rock, East Lothian

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Bass Rock, East Lothian
North Berwick, Lothian, Scotland
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The striking island of Bass Rock can be seen from almost any coastal location in Fife and East Lothian. It seems to draw your eye no matter where you are. The island is one of the best places in Britain to see seabirds. This view was taken from the shore near Tantallon Castle, east of North Berwick. Regular boat trips leave the Scottish Seabird Centre at North Berwick and circle the island to give you closeup views of the thousands upon thousands of birds. If you look closely around the island in this photo you'll see thousands of white dots, like a heavy snowfall. Those are the birds circling in the air around Bass Rock!

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