FOLLOWING the news of the death of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, the Courier has delved into the archives to find images of his visits to East Lothian.

On Friday, Buckingham Palace confirmed the news of his death, mere months before his 100th birthday, saying that he passed away peacefully last Friday morning at Windsor Castle.

Since then people across the world have been sharing their condolences and been paying tribute to the late Duke, including here in East Lothian.

Over the years the Duke of Edinburgh has visited East Lothian on several occasions, both solo and with the Queen, to whom he was married to for more than 70 years.

From Haddington and North Berwick to Musselburgh and the opening of Yellowcraig Caravan Park in 1973, he has visited several parts of the county over his 99 years.

One of his first visits is believed to be in 1952 with the then Princess Elizabeth, a year before her coronation.

Over the years he re-visited the county on several occasions.

Another was 1954 when he inspected the British Legion parade in North Berwick, he also opened Yellowcraig Caravan park in 1973.

He has also visited Haddington on numerous occasions, in 1956, 1973 and 2007.

Prince Philip’s last public visit is believed to be with the Queen, who was 90 years old at the time, to Musselburgh Racecourse in 2016, when the couple helped it celebrate its 200th birthday. The visit came a year before he retired from public life.

The Queen’s previous visit to the course was in 1995 when she opened a stand named after her, the Queens Stand.

Here are some of the many pictures from the Duke of Edinburgh’s visits to East Lothian over the years in a gallery for you to enjoy.