St Abbs is a small fishing village located on the southeast coast of Scotland, in the Berwickshire area of the Scottish Borders.

St Abbs was originally known as Coldingham Shore, the name was changed in the 1890’s to St Abbs. The new name was derived from St Abb’s Head, a rocky promontory located to the north of the village, itself named after St Aebbe.

St. Abbs is a popular site for Scuba Divers. The sea around the village is unusually clear, in contrast to the more silt-laden coastal waters further to the north or south. These clear waters and the spectacular underwater scenery resulted in Britain’s first Voluntary Marine Reserve being established at St. Abbs. The Marine Reserve was established on 18 August 1984 by David Bellamy.

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  • Agnes McGuinness
    Agnes McGuinnessover 2 years ago

    Gorgeous work, Tom. Love the house at the top of the hill.x

  • Thank you so much Agnes …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Phil Thomson IPA
    Phil Thomson IPAover 2 years ago

    Beautiful lighting on a superbly composed character image, Tom!!!

  • Always appreciated Phil, thank you …

    – Tom Gomez

  • GerryMac
    GerryMacover 2 years ago

    Excellent composition Tom!

  • Thank you kindly Gerry …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Trudi's Images
    Trudi's Imagesover 2 years ago

    Lovely shot and colours Tom

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    – Tom Gomez

  • Christine Smith
    Christine Smithover 2 years ago

    What a beautiful little harbour. So full of character.

  • Thank you so much Christine ..

    – Tom Gomez

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkeover 2 years ago

  • Catherine Hamilton-Veal  ©
    Catherine Hami...over 2 years ago

    A wonderful piece of work dear Tom on this lovely villiage.A fave.x

  • Thank you dear Catherine …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Aggpup
    Aggpupover 2 years ago

    Nice work, well composed

  • Thank you kindly David …

    – Tom Gomez

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    Photography b...over 2 years ago

    Superb capture and, lovely image with, once again, fascinating information, Tom !!

  • Always appreciated Mattie …

    – Tom Gomez

  • Lilian Marshall
    Lilian Marshallover 2 years ago

    A super harbour and nicely framed.

  • Thank you so much Lilian …

    – Tom Gomez

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