Celebrate Valentines Day in East Lothian

February 2, 2023

Everyone knows that there is no better time to sweep someone off their feet than on 14th February, the most romantic day of the year.

Spread the love with these East Lothian ideas to celebrate Valentine's Day...

East Lothian Deli Box Valentine Brunch

Can't be with that special someone this Valentine's Day? Why not let them know that you are thinking of them by sending their very own Valentine Grazing Box! It has the same great quality and delicious flavours that are in their regular box but made for one person rather than two.

Go on, treat that special someone in your life to one of their delicious, indulgent and oh so moreish Valentine’s Brunch Boxes and put a smile on their face!

Please be aware that the order cut off date for this item is 6pm on Tuesday 7th February - to order


Dunmuir Hotel Valentine's Specials

The Dunmuir Hotel in Dunbar will be running 'Valentine's Specials' from Friday 10th February to Tuesday 14th February alongside their usual Grill menu.

Surf n Turf - 1/2 lobster, 10oz steak with fries and steak garni £45 per person

Sharing 900g Tomahawk Steak with fries and steak garni £72 per couple

Booking is essential - Tel 01368 862033 or book a table online



Whitekirk Hill Valentine's Day Spa Offers

If you’re looking for a special treat that says ‘I love you…’ then sweep them off their feet with 30 minutes of complete bliss. This foot focused tension releaser includes a lower leg and foot exfoliation and massage. Or if you are planning to ask for their hand then why not book a relaxing hand and arm massage? Perfect for showing off a new ring. Both treatments are £40 and include a glass of chilled Prosecco - book Online

A Stay at Papple

The perfect rural bolthole for couples set in extensive grounds. The wider estate includes a wildflower meadow dissected by Papana Water and a further eighteen acres of ancient woodland perfect for walking. It’s said that the land was gifted to the nuns of Haddington.

Papple, within the old Whittingehame Estate, is an excellent base for exploring the local area. 

There is availability around 14th February at the time of posting this blog.

Sole's Valentine's Day Trails

The SOLE East Lothian app has six trails for you to follow for Valentine’s Day. Follow the trail together, check in on the route on the SOLE app and earn a Valentine’s badge for your SOLE profile. You can also use the trail as a readable list of ideas too.

The Musselburgh trail starts with a visit to Me-Time Therapies, where you could purchase a voucher or book a relaxing aromatherapy massage for you and your loved one.

If that gift doesn’t suit you, head to Chiya and Chai Loose Leaf Tea, where you can order some gorgeous loose-leaf tea and chocolates; the perfect way to unwind, relax and show appreciation. Who doesn’t love chocolate and tea?

If you are looking for something beautiful, look no further than Blueberry Gifts - an independent gift shop on Musselburgh High Street selling various gifts, including jewellery, candles, mugs, cards and sweets to woo your loved one.

The weather is probably not going to be warm, so head up the High Street and visit East Coast for a gorgeous meal, sure to warm you up.

After lunch, take a romantic stroll around the 18th-century Newhailes House and Gardens.

You could end your day with a night at Carberry Tower Mansion House and Estate for a special Valentine's gift. The Bistro at Carberry House also boasts a delicious and affordable menu.

To use the trail download the free SOLE Scotland app. and head to the Musselburgh page.

Valentines in Vegas with The Rat Pack & Marilyn

Fall in love with the glitz and glamour of Valentines in 'Vegas with The Rat Pack and Marilyn' as they take you on a romantic journey this Saturday 11 February at 7.30pm at The Brunton, Musselburgh.

With classic hits like "Fly Me to the Moon" and "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend", you'll be swinging along all night long. Get your tickets now for a Valentine's you'll never forget

East Lothian Gift Card

Don't know what to get your loved one this Valentine's Day? Let them choose with the East Lothian Gift Card redeemable in a number of restaurants, salons, gift shops, cafes and more. The gift card can be collected locally at any participating sales points or order online.

Newhailes Valentine Afternoon Tea

Enjoy a delicious afternoon tea at Newhailes House & Gardens, Musselburgh on 11th & 12th February - book tickets

Valentine's Day Breakfast Box

Say I love you with cake! Station House Bakery Valentine's Day breakfast box includes two Babkas filled with Brazil nut praline, white chocolate, raspberry jam and a hint of rose. Pick up from their unit in Haddington on Monday 13th February. Delivery to Dunbar and Innerwick also available - to order

Valentine's Day at the Lawn

At the Marine North Berwick from 10th-14th February, diners can enjoy dishes designed for sharing with a loved one. Highlights include a grilled lamb rack, served with a rich mini shepherd's pie, king cabbage and salsa verde and a dessert of sumptuous roasted rhubarb served with blood oranges and a buttery pistachio sable biscuit served alongside fantastic seasonal cocktails, fine wines and Champagnes to toast the occasion - to reserve a table

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Jackie Gardiner
Author: Jackie Gardiner

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