From the excitement of Musselburgh Racecourse to the awesome sight of Concorde, in all her glory; the award-winning Scottish Seabird Centre to the impressive clifftop fortress of Tantallon Castle, youíll be spoiled for choice. There really is something for everyone!
Birthplace of John Muir, the father of conservation, the area is home to a rich variety of wildlife and thousands of seabirds arriving each year to nest on its islands and coastline.
Charming towns and villages invite you to browse in art galleries, museums and gift shops. The famous Brunton Theatre attracts some of the best theatre, dance and entertainment around and, not to be forgotten, East Lothian is the ancient home of golf. Youíll find some of the great links and parkland courses of the world here, including the world famous Muirfield Links.
Known as the garden of Scotland, you can savour delicious fresh local produce, as well as seafood specialities in East Lothianís delicatessens, restaurants and cafes. Look out for the farmersí market in Haddington and the quarterly Slow Food Festival at North Berwick, where you can try some of the best food and drink to be found in East Lothian. And donít forget to sample Scotlandís national drink at the five star Glenkinchie Distillery.
Officially the sunniest and driest area in Scotland, with more hours of sunshine than anywhere else in the country, youíll have all the time you need to make the most of a visit to Scotlandís sunshine coast.
To find out more on what to see and do in East Lothian download our leaflet here
Scottish Natural Heritage have also produced a leaflet highlighting places to Explore for a day in East Lothian. You can download the leaflet here.