Welcome to East Lothian
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.
Find out what’s happening in East Lothian with events and festivals that attract people from all over the world to celebrate Scotland's fascinating heritage and wonderful culture featuring the best of Scottish music, arts, food & drink, innovation, sport and entertainment.
Get the weekend off to a flying start with a Friday at the races! Visit here for more information.
In 1650 Oliver Cromwell laid siege to Dirleton Castle. Inside were a band of Covenanters - or mosstroopers as they were called - who had been marauding the land and distrupting supply lines after the Battle of Dunbar. Come along and learn more about this side of Dirleton's rich history. Visit here for more information.
Musselburgh Market offers a fabulous mix of food producers and a wonderful selection of crafters and traders. Visit here for more information.
A fun-filled three days of words, music and theatre. Visit here for more information.
An outdoor festival with live music, comedy, activities zone & wakeboarding competition. Visit here for more information.
Tribute to the legendary magician. Supported by the Tommy Cooper Estate and Vicky Cooper. Visit here for more information.
Join us for our Friday Night at the Races - an evening packed full of thrilling entertainment. The perfect way to kick start the weekend. Visit here for more information.
A street food market in East Lothian, bringing ten different Scottish traders to every session. Live DJs provide a soulful soundtrack in the courtyard and there's an open air bar serving Archerfield's signature ales, brewed onsite.
A production that weaves together puppetry and storytelling for ages 8-12 years.