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Christmas stock now in!


We now have a selection of the latest John Muir Trust Christmas cards in stock, also yearbooks and calendars. Other gift ideas include the popular tumblers, wine glasses and jewellry made from recycled wine bottles, by Green Glass. For stocking fillers we have a selection of pens, pencils, notebooks, crayons, coasters and other items, also made from recycled materials.


Special offer!

Yearning for the Land

A Search for Homeland in Scotland and America


Author John Warfield Simpson, professor of Landscape Architecture and Natural Resources at Ohio State University, searches for a sense of belonging as he travels in John Muir's footsteps through Wisconsin and explores East Lothian, where he lived with his family for nine months. John Simpson's stay in Cockburnspath also led to the amazing discovery of his own family connections with the area.

This beautifully written account, which draws from his interviews with local residents, concludes that our roots not only matter, but that they are linked in our history, landscape and community. 

Offer price £7.50 (normally £8.99)


Children's books by Jennifer T. Doherty

                              Cover: The Pirate Kings of Eyemouth

The Pirate Kings of Eyemouth                                     The Treasure at North Berwick                                                          The Sea Dancer at St. Abbs

Three storybooks, written by popular Eyemouth author Jennifer Doherty, are now available for purchase at the Birthplace. What happens when Poppy, Daisy and Lily decide to be pirates when wearing their 'special' dresses? Where is Granny May's secret treasure that Peter and his friend Bonnie are searching for in North Berwick? Who does Molly meet on holiday in St Abbs when she wishes for a friend to play with?

 Price £5.99 each

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