Gorebridge is a previous mining village in Midlothian, Scotland. The town obtains its name from the bridge across the River Gore, a tributary of the South Esk. It was the home of Scotland's first gunpowder mill, at the Gore Water, that started operating in 1794. Gorebridge has an annual Gala Day which always occurs on the third Saturday in June. This is similar to a community fair, with flights and also games. The gala day has a tradition of choosing a Town King and also Queen from the primary schools. Gorebridge has 4 primary schools, Gorebridge Primary, Stobhill Main, St Andrews RC Primary and also Gore Glen Primary. Greenhall Secondary school used to offer the community yet folded in 1994. Neighborhood youngsters now go to close-by Newbattle Community High School, Lasswade High School or St David's RC Senior high school. Gorebridge's neighborhood football team is juniors Arniston Rangers who play house games at Newbyres Park. On 6 September 2015 Gorebridge saw the return of the Waverley Line with a new station improved the site of the original terminal. This offers rail access to the Borders and also Edinburgh Waverley train station. In the Gore Glen there is a superficial cave, named "The King's Cave". According to legend a thief made use of to steal cattle and also hide in this neighboring cave. It is not, as some assume, named after Robert the Bruce, that was claimed to have actually hidden right here after defeat at the hands of the English.