The Longniddry Green Modern Tartan is a contemporary tartan design that was created in 2016 by the Scottish Register of Tartans. Designed by Carol A.L. Martin, the tartan draws inspiration from the scenic coastal town of Longniddry, situated in East Lothian, Scotland. Although the tartan's history is relatively new, dating back only to 2016, the town of Longniddry has a rich history dating back to the 12th century when it was granted to the Bishop of St. Andrews by King David I of Scotland. During the 18th and 19th centuries, the town was known for its smuggling activity and was a popular destination for sailors and fishermen.
The Longniddry Green Modern Tartan represents the town's coastal location, with its predominantly green base symbolizing the grassy dunes, and the blue and white lines representing the sea and the sky. The black lines add contrast and balance to the design. The Longniddry Green Modern Tartan is a popular choice for those with a connection to the town of Longniddry or those who appreciate its coastal history and natural beauty. It is commonly used in fashion and interior design, with items such as kilts, scarves, and blankets being made with this tartan pattern. Its modern and fresh design has made it a popular choice among those seeking a contemporary twist on traditional Scottish tartans. The Longniddry Green Modern Tartan is a stunning representation of Longniddry's history and natural beauty, and its popularity continues to grow among those seeking a unique and stylish tartan design.