Coldingham is a historical village known for it’s beauty situated in the East coast of the Scottish Borders. The village beach, Coldingham Bay, is award winning and the local scenery matches in delight. It is popular among surfers, with rows of beach huts. The current population is believed to be around 600.
The village’s history stretches all the way back to 660AD with a Monastery established there. It was burnt down less than 20 years after it was built and there has been several rebuilding and renovations since. It was in religious use until it was partially destroyed during the Scottish Reformation. The ruins of about 40% of the original Priory church were reconstructed in 1855 and it is still in used today as the local parish church.