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

While lockdown restrictions are easing, it's important that we all continue to take action to stop the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).  

As from Monday 19th July 2021, East Lothian and all of mainland Scotland will move to Level Zero  with a further relaxation of restrictions.

Before visiting, please follow current guidance and check direct with businesses for opening times, advance booking and any special arrangements in place.    

When visiting, please respect our beautiful countryside and Love East Lothian responsibly - Respect, Protect, Enjoy!

Take a look at our video below for some inspiration to help you plan your East Lothian rural escape or explore our website pages and social media channels - Facebook, Twitter & Instagram

Stay Safe - Love East Lothian

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.

Fringe by the Sea
Friday 6th August-Sunday 15th August 2021
North Berwick

A fantastic line-up of comedy, film, book, conversation, wellbeing, exploration and family events set in the harbour of the beautiful coastal town of North Berwick.  For more information.