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 super family beach ideal for sunbathing, walking, 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.

No. of Spaces:300
Parking Charges:£2.50 each day. You can use your ticket to visit any coastal car park throughout the day
Charging Period:1 April - 30 September, 8.00am - 6.30pm
1 October - 31 March, 8.00am - 4.00pm
Payment Method:Tickets can be purchased from the on-site "pay and display" machines or using RingGo
Accessible Toilets
Changing Places Toilet
Baby Changing
Bike Racks:Yes
Accessibility:Wheelchair viewing area
Picnic Area:Yes
Food Outlet:Seasonal
Vehicle Height Restriction:None

How to Get There


Follow the A198 which passes along the south of the Nature Reserve.  Within the reserve, tracks are mostly sandy and not ideal for cycling.


East Coast Buses operates a service that passes by the Nature Reserve, you can ask to be dropped off nearby.