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.

Important Information about COVID-19/Coronavirus

All visitor attractions and facilities in East Lothian are closed in light of COVID-19/Coronavirus.

We ask all visitors and second home-owners not to visit East Lothian and to stay away from tourist hotspot locations 

to help stop the spread of the virus.

Please follow government guidance - Stay Safe - Stay Local and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

To make it easier for you to find information about how the virus is affecting East Lothian you can find 

information and advice at the following link below.

Click here for further 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.

ASI Ladies Scottish Open 2020
Thursday 13th August-Sunday 16th August 2020
The Renaissance Club, North Berwick

One of the premier events on The Ladies European Tour & LPGA Tour.  Visit here for more information.

Lammermuir Festival
Friday 11th September-Monday 21st September 2020
throughout East Lothian

Beautiful music Beautiful places featuring internationally-renowned artists.   Visit here for more information.