Go Rural East Lothian

November 6, 2023

Go Rural is a thriving community movement of Scotland’s farmers and crofters, passionate about producing the highest quality food and drink and committed to caring for the environment and protecting Scotland’s landscapes for everyone to enjoy responsibly.

In East Lothian, you can find a host of Go Rural destinations offering the best of local and a warm welcome on real, working farms. Look out for the Go Rural Cow and find out more at www.goruralscotland.com

The Brand Family Larder

The Brand Family Larder is open 7 days stocking all the family's delicious award-winning home reared Saddleback pork roasts, gammons, bacons, burgers and flavoured sausages. Along with the family's outstanding Hampshire Down lamb which is very popular locally, the farm's fresh eggs are a must buy with all our customers. Supporting other local producers, the farm shop sells lots more including cheeses, breads and chutneys.

East Fortune Farm, East Fortune, EH39 5BT

Kilduff Farm

Kilduff Farm is run by Russell together with his wife Lucy who have developed the business to respond to the challenges facing modern day farming while always being mindful of the principals learned from Russell’s grandparents before him. In addition to growing traditional crops of wheat, oats and beans, here at Kilduff you will find the much-loved pumpkin festival, specialist culinary pumpkins, Christmas market, orchard, residential properties, storage options and filming and shoot locations. They also have a range of farm produce including honeyapple juicerapeseed oil and bread flour.

Near Athelstaneford, North Berwick, EH39 5BD

Brand Family Larder
Kilduff Farm


A unique coffeehouse with breathtaking views over unspoilt miles of Firth of Forth coast serving freshly baked cakes, brunch and lunch. Drift has become a destination to eat, drink and relax. Run by the McNicol family.

Canty Bay, North Berwick, EH39 5PL  

The Bus Stop

The Bus Stop offers unique hand-crafted accommodation made out of recycled buses. Options for luxury and glamping style buses set on a working farm with beautiful panoramic views of the Lammermuir Hills, in the stunning East Lothian countryside.  Enjoy camp-fires, starry nights and wood fired hot-tubs. The Bus Stop is dog-friendly. 

Bankrigg Farm, Gifford, EH41 4JS

The Bus Stop

Carfrae Farm

You’ll find luxury interiors and wild exteriors at Carfrae Farm - three beautiful holiday cottages, a Farm Shop bursting with unique local products, and outdoor activities aplenty. With stunning countryside to explore and activities such as mindful loch swimming, foraging, guided walks in the Lammermuir Hills or paddle boarding on the Danskine Loch... there's lots to discover.

Near Gifford, EH41 4LP

Carfrae Farm Shop
Carfrae Farm Holiday Cottages


Jackie Gardiner
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