Prestongrange

On a bright sunny Monday afternoon I went for a walk with my camera at Prestongrange.

Prestongrange is a free open-air museum. With both indoor and outdoor areas it is a great place to visit no matter the weather.

For centuries Prestongrange was a place of intense industrial activity.  A harbour, glass works, pottery, colliery and brickworks have all left their marks on the landscape.  Cradled by woodland with views out over the Forth the site is now a haven for wildlife where you are free to roam and explore monumental relics of Scotland’s industrial heritage.

Discover giant machines such as the pit head winding gear and a Cornish beam engine, fantastic structures like the powerhouse and a vast brick kiln as well as coal wagons, a steam crane and much more besides. Source – Prestongrange

Hoffman Kiln.

Cornish Beam Engine and Power house.

About AMWeston

After too many years as an IT developer with various financial organisations I went back to University to study to be a teacher. I graduated in 2008. I am a mother of two - one girl and one boy. I am interested in new technologies especially how they can be used in education. I am Apple Teacher. I am a keen football supporter but gave up my season ticket due to being disheartened and lack of money/time.
This entry was posted in East Lothian, Scotland, UK and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s