East Lothian has 40 miles of breathtaking coastline and award winning beaches making this an ideal destination for a day out. Stroll along gazing out to sea, paddle in the surf, hunt for shells and crabs or take in a spot of seal watching. Watersports enthusiasts can surf the waves, kayak, kite surf, dive or sail till their hearts content as the East Lothian coastline really does have it all.
The Beach Wheelchair Project provide children and adult wheelchairs and a beach walker, for loan, free of charge, from the Beach Hut at North Berwick Harbour. Click here for more information.
New charges for car parking at coastal sites have been introduced at the three car parks at Longniddry Bents, Gullane Bents, Yellowcraig, Whitesands, Barnsness and the three car parks at John Muir Country Park - Linkfield, Shore Road and Tyninghame Links.
A charge of £2 will apply daily from 8.00am to 6.30pm, April to September and 8.00am to 4.00pm, October to March. An annual season ticket of £40 will cover all car parks. Blue Badge holders will park free.
The parking fees will be collected by a combination of automatic barriers and ticket machines
Coastal Car Parking Frequently asked questions
There is coastal parking provision for large vehicles (over 2.0m height) at Yellowcraigs, Dirleton and the John Muir Country Park, East Links Park and West Barns.