Prestonpans Tourism

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Prestonpans is a small town to the east of Edinburgh, Scotland, in the unitary council area of East Lothian. A census in 2001 recorded that the town had a population of 7,153, but many more have moved to the area since many new houses have been built. It is the site of the 1745 Battle of Prestonpans, and has a history dating back to the 11th century. The town boasts some impressive examples of historical architecture, such as the Preston Tower and the doocot and the local Mercat Cross, which is the only one of its kind in Scotland which remains in its original form and location. The town is also credited for achieving the title of "Scotland's Mural Town" with many wall murals reflecting the town's colourful past.

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If you are looking for travel information of Prestonpans in United Kingdom, you've come to the right place. When planning a trip to Prestonpans, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Edinburgh. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Edinburgh for its bountiful attractions like Edinburgh Castle, Greyfriars Kirkyard, The Royal Mile on your trip to Prestonpans. A vacation to Prestonpans can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Prestonpans*

  • Pollution Statistics in Prestonpans

    Know the pollution level of Prestonpans before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 16.07 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 3.75 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 30.95 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 40.91 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 10.23 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 44.32 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 11 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 14.77 (Very Low)
  • Prestonpans: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Prestonpans for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Prestonpans.

    • Burglary and Theft 29.55 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25.29 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 28.41 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 26.15 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 23.28 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 30.59 (Low)
    • Attacks 30.97 (Low)
    • Drug offense 43.47 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85.8 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 65.63 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 38.51 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 19.03 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 43.68 (Moderate)
  • Living in Prestonpans - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Prestonpans is 193.56 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 68.84 (High)
    • Climate Index 84.01 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 20.23 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 25.61 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 81.38 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 80.78 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.23 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 103.73 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Prestonpans

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Prestonpans

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.21 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14.03 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.27 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 85.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 83.13 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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