Drem

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Drem
Drem Village - geograph.org.uk - 62126.jpg
Old farm buildings and cottages brought back to life as expensive houses
Drem is located in East Lothian
Drem
Drem
 Drem shown within East Lothian
Population 93 
OS grid reference NT510795
Civil parish Athelstaneford
Council area East Lothian
Lieutenancy area East Lothian
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NORTH BERWICK
Postcode district EH39
Dialling code 01620
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament East Lothian
Scottish Parliament East Lothian
List of places
UK
Scotland

Coordinates: 56°00′22″N 2°47′13″W / 56.006°N 2.787°W / 56.006; -2.787

Drem is a small village in East Lothian, Scotland. It is approximately 20 miles east of Edinburgh and is close to Haddington (to the south), North Berwick (north east), Dirleton (north) and Gullane (north west). It has a railway station on the Edinburgh to North Berwick line with hourly service between those points and occasional service to Glasgow. The station is the last before the single track North Berwick line branches off the East Coast Mainline.

The disused airfield buildings were used to construct component parts of the Forth Road Bridge.

Drem Cottages

During World War II the former West Fenton Aerodrome (later Gullane Aerodrome) became RAF Drem and the Drem Lighting System was developed to assist Spitfire landing. Today some of the outbuildings have become part of the Fenton Barns retail and leisure village and are used as studios by local craftspeople, particularly furniture makers.

Chesters Hill Fort, 1 mile south of the village is an example of an Iron Age fort.

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