Gullane Bents

The wide sandy bay at Gullane Bents is one of the most popular beaches in the east of Scotland, attracting locals and visitors alike.  It's a popular family beach ideal for sunbathing, walkers, windsurfing and kitesurfing. 

There are plenty of places to walk including a path behind the beach which leads you through the sand dunes.  To the west, you can walk to Gullane point where you can see spectacular views over the bay and the Firth of Forth.


Parking Charges

Payment Method

Charging Period

No. of Spaces

No. of Disabled Spaces

No. of Motorcycle Spaces


Picnics Allowed

Vehicle Height Restriction

2 each day. You can use your ticket to visit any coastal car park throughout the day

Tickets can be purchased from the on-site "pay and display" machines or using RingGo

1 Apr-30 Sept, 8am-6.30pm and 1 Oct-31 Mar, 8am-4pm





Yes - there are picnic tables and a wheelchair accessible viewing platform providing amazing views over the day

Restrictions may vary between 1.9m and 2.1m (approach with caution)

How To Get There

By Car/Bike

Gullane Bents car park is signposted from the A198 at the west end of Gullane village.

By Bus

East Coast Buses operates a service that stops in the village on Main Street.  The beach is signposted, from there, it's just a 10 minute walk up to the beach.

By Train

The nearest train station is at North Berwick where you can catch a bus to Gullane.  Scotrail operates a service to North Berwick from Edinburgh.