Welcome to East Lothian

With over 40 miles of stunning coastline, golden beaches, rolling countryside, award-winning attractions, excellent food & drink and the world’s finest links golf courses, we have the best of Scotland! It may feel like a million miles away, but it’s only minutes from Edinburgh. East Lothian is not only a great place to visit, it is a great place to live and work. Have a look at just some of the things that make this a wonderful place.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

From Tuesday 5th January 2021,  mainland Scotland has moved from Level 4 to a temporary Lockdown, with new guidance to stay at home except for essential purposes.   

Everyone is asked to stay at home as much as possible and stay as local as possible during this time.  The Scottish Government has published new guidance on travel and transport.

All our visitor attractions and accommodation providers are closed, we look forward to welcoming you back to East Lothian when restrictions allow you to do so.

In the meantime Stay Safe - Stay at Home - Dream Now Visit Later

Upcoming Events

Find out what’s happening in East Lothian with events and festivals that attract people from all over the world to celebrate Scotland's fascinating heritage and wonderful culture featuring the best of Scottish music, arts, food & drink, innovation, sport and entertainment.