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.

Foxlake Outdoor Festival

The Foxlake Outdoor Festival returns bigger & better for 2017!

After the huge success of last year's event, the Foxlake Outdoor Festival returns for a full weekend across Sat 20th & Sun 21st May.  Head along the East Lothian coast for an exhilarating weekend, offering a world of adventures for all the family, set within the beautiful surroundings of Foxlake Adventures, Dunbar, home to Scotland's first cable wakeboarding park and the UK's only ropes course constructed over water.

Spend the day listening to fantastic live music, sample local food and drink, watch some of the UK’s finest wakeboarders, or embrace the adventure and give wakeboarding a go, try out the FoxFall Course or hop on a segway! Early bird tickets are available until 28th Feb so book your tickets now - we guarantee a fantastic day for the family - thrills for adults and children alike!  Click here for more information.

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.

24
Feb
Paul Carroll's Music Hall Tavern
Friday 24th February 2017
7:30pm-9:00pm
The Brunton, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh, EH21 6RU

The UK's premier comedy family drag variety show is back for a truly magnificent night of dazzling costumes, side splitting laughter and a cast of unique characters singing and dancing all night long.  Visit here for more information.

25
Feb
An Evening of Melody With Wee Three Tenors
Saturday 25th February 2017
7:30pm-9:00pm
The Brunton, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh, EH21 6RU

West End and opera star John Marshall returns with tenors Frank Simpson, Bruce Davis and pianist Richard Lewis.  Visit here for more information.

25
Feb
Cockenzie House Ghost Hunt
Saturday 25th February 2017
9:00pm-2:30am
Cockenzie House, 22 Edinburgh Road, Cockenzie, EH32 0HY

Join the Scottish Ghost Nights crew at Cockenzie House as they investigate the spooky goings on in this 17th century Managers House in the dead of night......  Cost is £39 per person.  To book a place tel 01875 819456


26
Feb
Funday Sunday - John Muir Stickeen
Sunday 26th February 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.

1
Mar
Jump Race Meeting
Wednesday 1st March 2017
2:00pm-5:00pm
Musselburgh Racecourse, Linkfield Road, Musselburgh, EH21 7RG

Enjoy at relaxed day at Musselburgh Racecourse where the focus in on exciting jump racing.  Visit here for more information.


11
Mar
Rogue's Gallery
Saturday 11th March 2017
5:00pm-0:00am
Town House, Haddington

A family friendly matinee show and a night of music, dance, visuals, circus, spoken words and anything else.  Visit here for more information.

24
Mar
Jump Race Meeting
Friday 24th March 2017
2:10pm-5:25pm
Musselburgh Racecourse, Linkfield Road, Musselburgh, EH21 7RG

Enjoy at relaxed day at Musselburgh Racecourse where the focus is on jump racing.  Visit here for more information.