Alongside our stunning scenery, amazing attractions and wonderful wildlife, East Lothian will offer a range of events throughout 2020 that showcase our coasts and waters.

Take a look below at what activities are on offer.

Go East Lothian Trail

A bikepacking trail perfect for families, microadventures or a long day ride from North Berwick to Dunbar.  

Boat Trips

Visit some of East Lothian's impressive islands including the iconic Bass Rock home to the world's largest gannet colony.

Foxlake Adventures

Scotland's first cable wakeboarding park and only ropes course constructed over water.  Set in beautiful woodland on the edge of the John Muir Way near Dunbar.  Try wakeboarding, Foxfall Rope Course, go off road on segways and zip from tree to tree.

Coast 2 Coast

Coast to Coast offers high quality adventure sports including surfing, bodyboarding, SUP and coasteering.

Venturing Out

Paddleboarding sessions for people, aged 12 and upwards, predominately based at Musselburgh Lagoons.  This offers the opportunity for people to get to grips with being on a Paddleboard in a sheltered, inland, body of water.  You can also use a 17 foot long mega XL SUP, which can be used by large groups of 8 adults or up to 12 children.

Coasteering is an exhilarating activity that offers the opportunity to explore the intertidal zone, journeying through the sea, over rocks and finding places to jump into the sea!  Coasteering offers a completely different perspective of the coastline and opens up a whole new world in the sea.

Ocean Vertical

Coasteering and Stand Up Paddleboarding.  Coasteering is an exhiliarating activity exploring the coast and finding amazing places to jump into the sea.  Learn the skills of SUP in the safe environment of Musselburgh Lagoons.

John Muir Way

Walk, run, cycle or horse ride the John Muir Way from Helensburgh to Dunbar.  Pick up your passport, collect stamps, receive discounts and gain your completers certificate.


40 miles of stunning coastline offers all kinds of watersports from sailing and kayaking to surfing and kite surfing to fishing and diving.

Scottish Seabird Centre

Celebrating their 20th anniversary with a range of activities including rock pooling, guided walks and interactive science shows.  Enjoy great days out at the seaside, control interactive live cameras to zoom in on amazing local wildlife. 

NB Distillery

Connoisseur and Taster Tours introduce you to this family run distillery producing award winning gins.

Glenkinchie Distillery

Offers a range of tours from Exhibition only teaser to Manager's Tasting telling the story of East Lothian's whisky distillery and the wider Scotch malt whisky industry.

Belhaven Brewery

Tours of Scotland's oldest working brewery set among the rolling barley fields of East Lothian and fine local water.

Beach Wheelchairs

Beach Wheelchairs provides a range of specialist equipment to allow wheelchair users to get on the beach at North Berwick and Seton Sands.  At North Berwick, there is one powered wheelchair, 4 manual wheelchairs, a beach walker, a hoist and a range of specialised equipment available for free hire.  At Seton Sands, there are two manual wheelchairs for free hire.

East Lothian Cottages

Comfortable, peaceful and private cottages in the heart of East Lothian offering discounted rates on coasteering, surfing and paddleboarding.  Visit here to book your cottage and enquiry about this offer.