Ian Irving’s ‘discovery’ of Battle of Pinkie Cleugh leads to book to help fund visitor centre

INCOME raised through the sale of a new book will go towards helping a future campaign to establish a visitor centre for the Battle of Pinkie Cleugh.

Author Ian Irving, from Inveresk, remains hopeful that a facility to highlight the battle – one of Scotland’s “biggest and bloodiest” battles – will be developed after the preferred site, at the former Crookston School in Wallyford, was sold for another use.

Mr Irving is celebrating the publication of a book about Pinkie Cleugh and has pledged the proceeds “to further the possibility of a visitor centre in the future”.

He explained that