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.

Musselburgh Racecourse Easter Sunday

New to our 2017 repertoire - our Easter Saturday meeting is set to be one of the biggest social events over the Easter weekend.

A thrilling day of flat racing that will have your heart pounding with excitement. The raceday will feature the £100,000 Queen’s Cup. This race is in Her Majesty The Queen’s honor and was marked with her seal of approval. There’s something for everyone at the races and it’s the perfect way to spend your Easter weekend. SAVE £10.00 per adult with our Early Bird discount- valid until 31st March 2017 (raceday adult ticket price £30).  Children 17 years and under are admitted FREE at Musselburgh Racecourse when accompanied by an adult so bring the whole family along for a great day out.

Click here to visit the Musselburgh Racecourse website

Upcoming Events

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.

25
Jan
A Life with the Beatles
Wednesday 25th January 2017
7:30pm-9:00pm

Veteran Glasgow actor Ian Sexon is effervescent as he depicts the progression of the band from initial formation to the period after their split.  Visit here for more information.

27
Jan
Breakin' Rules
Friday 27th January 2017

Get ready for a day of hot hip hop dance theatre featuring UK and East Lothian dance groups.  Performances at 10am & 7pm.  To book tel 0131 665 2240 or visit here.

27
Jan
Black Beauty
Friday 27th January 2017
7:00pm-8:15pm

Red Bridge & Traverse Theatre.  From the cosy horsebox they call home, Andy & Andy take the bit firmly between their teeth and tell the classic tale of Black Beauty.  Visit here for more information.

28
Jan
Burns Supper
Saturday 28th January 2017
7:30pm-11:00pm
Archerfield Walled Garden, Archerfield Estate, Dirleton, EH39 5HQ

Join the Archerfield Walled Garden for a fabulous 4 course dinner with a fantastic address to the haggis from Dirleton local, Bob Waddell.  Accompanied by music from the talented Zoe Moskal.  For more information view here.

28
Jan
Burns Themed Wine Tasting
Saturday 28th January 2017
7:30pm-11:00pm

Wine tasting with a Burns-themed twist.  A traditional Burns Supper is complemented with a selection of wines handpicked by industry expert, Damien Joubert-Winn from Woodwinters. To book tel 0800 1244112.

29
Jan
Funday Sunday - To a Mouse; Muir & Burns
Sunday 29th January 2017
1:00pm-4:00pm
John Muir Birthplace, 126 High Street, Dunbar, EH42 1JJ

Join the John Muir Birthplace for an Sunday afternoon of crafts and activities.