Picnic Venues

There are lots of great places to have a picnic in East Lothian.

The beach is an obvious choice but if you are looking for a place to sit and relax, with somewhere to keep the kids amused then East Lothian has many great parks with some fantastic playparks for kids (and their parents!!).


Lauderdale Park, Bayswell Road Dunbar

  • Play for 0 – 12 year age group
  • Café
  • Toilets
  • Floral beds
  • Picnic tables
  • Paths
  • Seats
  • Accessible to all abilities
  • Car park


Lewisvale Park, Inveresk Brae, Musselburgh

  • Play area for 0 – 5 year age group
  • Play area for 5 – 12 year age group
  • Paddling pool
  • Walled garden
  • Aviary
  • Bandstand
  • Tennis courts
  • Picnic tables
  • Seats
  • Floral beds
  • Trees and shrubs
  • Wildflower meadow
  • Paths
  • Accessible to all abilities


Neilson Park, Neilson Park Road, Haddington

  • Play area for 0 – 14 year age group
  • Skate park
  • Tennis courts
  • Picnic tables
  • Seats
  • Paths
  • Floral beds
  • Trees and shrubs
  • Wildflower meadow
  • Accessible to all abilities


Lodge Grounds, East Road, North Berwick

  • Play area for 0 – 12 year age group
  • Rock garden
  • Rose garden
  • Aviary
  • Floral beds
  • Seats
  • Picnic tables
  • Toilets
  • Wild gardens
  • Lavender Garden
  • Woodlands
  • Paths
  • Accessible to all abilities
  • Great views of the Bass Rock & North Berwick law