John Muir Country Park

John Muir Country Park is located on one of the most beautiful stretches of the East Lothian coastline and offers a range of wildlife habitats that people of all ages enjoy. The Park is dedicated to naturalist, explorer and conservationist, John Muir.

It's a great place to explore with the kids and there is a large outdoor play area and picnic tables.

No. of Spaces:250
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
Parking Restrictions:There is no overnight parking permitted between the hours of 2200-0600. Penalty charge notices of £100 will be issued for non-compliance of parking restrictions.
Accessible Toilets
Bike Racks:Yes
Picnic Area:Yes
Food Outlet:Seasonal
Vehicle Height Restriction:None

How to Get There


From the A1 at Thistly Cross roundabout, take the turning towards Dunbar/East Linton/North Berwick. Arriving soon after at a second roundabout, turn right (along the A1087 signposted Dunbar). After one kilometre, turn left and follow signs into Linkfield car park which is clearly signposted.


East Coast Buses operate services between Edinburgh and Dunbar, ask the driver to drop you off near to John Muir Country Park.


Scotrail service operate to Dunbar from both Edinburgh and LNER also run services between Edinburgh and Dunbar and from the south. From Dunbar train station, it is a 15 minute walk to the east end of John Muir Country Park.