Secret Hideaways & Rural Retreats in East Lothian
East Lothian is home to some amazing idyllic secret hideaways and rural retreats that offer a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Choose from cosy cottages, modern glamping pods to self catering eco-lodges and even a bus! Here are just some for those looking for tranquility and to take in East Lothian's natural beauty.
A secluded hidden cabin for two! The Secret Cabin is nestled in lush woodland, only five minutes from Seacliff beach and a short journey to the popular town of North Berwick. Enjoy beach walks, sea swims and then in the evening, chill and relax beside a roaring fire.
Experience glamping on another level at Eco Indigo! Enjoy spectacular coastal views from an eco glamping pod or stay in their historic dog friendly 'Keepers Cottage'. Relax outside by the chiminea with a glass of wine in your hand as you watch the sun set.
The Treehouse is perfect for a romantic getaway set in its own private location on Dunglass Estate. After a busy day exploring, relax and enjoy panoramic views from the outdoor hot tub under a canopy of twinkling stars.
The Bus Stop
For a holiday experience with a difference! The Bus Stop offers a choice of luxury and rustic converted buses located on an arable working farm. Each bus is set in spacious private grassed areas with uninterrupted views of the Lammermuir Hills. Enjoy campfires, starry nights and woodfired hot-tubs!
Tucked away at the foot of the Lammermuir Hills, Carfrae Farm luxury cottages are the perfect place to take in and explore beautiful surroundings. They offer a range of outdoor activities such as mindful loch swimming, foraging and paddleboard yoga. At the end of the day, take a dip in the hot tub or cosy up to a wood burning stove. They have their own Farm Shop, so you can pick up some local produce to cook and enjoy.
Rosehip Hideaway cabins are ideally located on the railway walk and cycle route 196 to Glenkinchie Distillery and Carberry in Musselburgh. These cosy cabins are designed with their own individual theme, all with covered outdoor seating area, BBQ/fire pit.
Bell's Bothy Bunkhouse
Bell's Bothy Bunkhouse is a youth hostel style bolthole just outside the market town of Haddington and is perfect for walkers and cyclists. It boasts a log burning stove and can sleep up to six.
Enjoy a regenerative stay, deep in nature at Whitekirk Hill in one of their contemporary and stylish eco-friendly lodges, perfect for couples, families and friends - four legged ones too! On site, there's an award-winning spa, gym, gourmet Orangery and terrace. Kids will love the Play Barn full of fun activities.