Get away from it all with a break in East Lothian, a world away from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

Relax and unwind, take a walk along one of the many unspoilt beaches, eat out at your choice of fine dining experiences and cosy traditional pubs and then finish the day sipping a glass or two whilst admiring the views across the sea to Edinburgh and Fife.

Pamper yourself in one of our beautiful spas, Archerfield House and Marine North Berwick or shop to your heart’s content and find something unique in one of our many independent retailers found in our picturesque towns and villages.

Discover Edinburgh’s Coast & Countryside

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.

Our top tip for visiting East Lothian is to 'know before you go'. It's important to plan ahead to ensure your trip is safe and hassle free.

We advise those thinking of visiting to check directly with businesses for opening times, advance booking and any special arrangements in place. You should also check what facilities including car parking, toilets, etc. are available before you travel.

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visitor information

For everything you need when you are here in East Lothian, visit one of our visitor information points where friendly and knowledgeable staff are on hand to help you make the most of your visit. They can provide essential information such as leaflets, guide books & maps and advise on where to go and what to see and do in the area.