Free coach parking with great facilities and attractions for all group sizes at East Links Family Park. Brewery tours, scenic harbour, romantic ruins, and the story of renowned naturalist John Muir.
Families and those interested in history, environment, wildlife and animals.
Born in Dunbar in 1838, John Muir emigrated with his parents to the USA where he became famous as an environmentalist, geologist, botanist and is world renowned as the father America’s national parks. Find out more about this remarkable man in the house where he was born.
While you are in Dunbar, take the time to have a walk in John Muir Country Park or along a section of the John Muir Way and enjoy the magnificent coastline and wildlife.
Mary Queen of Scots is the most famous of all Scottish Monarchs. Born in 1542, her short life is a story of love, betrayal and murder. East Lothian has many connections with Mary.
Mary was abducted and taken to Dunbar Castle where she was forced to marry Lord Bothwell in 1567. You can see the castle’s impressive ruins at the harbour. Between February and August you can see the kittiwake colony nesting on the cliffs and you can regularly spot seals bobbing around amongst the boats.
East Links Family Park is not only great for a family outing. With its narrow gauge railway train safari, farm animals, small animal handling shed, adventure activities and excellent facilities it is also a great place for coach groups. On your visit to Dunbar East Links is a great stopping point for morning coffee, afternoon tea or lunch.
As well as gaining a sense of history at this site where there is evidence of brewing dating back to at least the 16th century, visitors learn how fine Belhaven beers are brewed and packaged. Tours end with a visit to The Monks Retreat, the in-house bar, for a sampling session.
John Muir’s Birthplace, Dunbar Harbour, Belhaven Brewery and East Links Family Park
You can select where you want to go from the suggestions above or choose to visit them all. Advance booking is recommended; please contact each attraction direct to book and for the best available group offers.
Contact Jo Moulin. Telephone 01368 865899/861951.
Contact Grant Bell. Telephone 01368863607.
Contact Sarah Tate/Vicky Hannan. Telephone 01368869200