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.
Scotland's National Airshow
On Saturday 27th July, Scotland's National Airshow returns to the National Museum of Flight at East Fortune. See aircraft old and new take to the skies for an afternoon of breathtaking aerial displays. On the ground, you can meet the flight crews and explore the hangars, then enjoy family activities and food stalls selling the best of local produce. This is a spectacular day out for all ages.
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.
Enjoy some holiday fun, seven exciting races, face painting, and children's entertainment . It's the perfect family day out!. Visit here for more information.
Be inspired by our exhibition 'John Muir, Writer'. Make your own graphic novel of John's adventures with Stickeen the dog, and have a go at making a campaign poster for a cause close to your home. To book a space, tel 01368 865899.
Open-air summer party with multi-award-dinning hip-hop DJ and producer. Visit here for more information.
See airfield old and new take to the skies for an afternoon of breathtaking aerial displays. Visit here for more information.
Featuring a selection of the UK's most acclaimed street food traders with a family-friendly atmosphere. Visit here for more information.
Discover the natural beauty and heritage of Prestongrange on this nature ramble. There will also be a craft activity making bird feeders for our gardens. To book, tel 0131 653 2904.
North Berwick's multi-arts festival offers a respite from the madness of Edinburgh in festival season with an entertaining line-up of music, comedy, theatre, film, author & children's events. Visit here for more information.
Join in the infamous Friday Night at the Races - an evening packed with thrilling flat racing & entertainment. Visit here for more information.
The ASI Ladies Scottish Open returns to East Lothian and will be played at The Renaissance Club. Visit here for further details.
Top golfing names including Beth Allen, and presenter Emma Dodds will form our panel, discussing the ladies' game. Questions from the audience will be welcome. Put your golf skills against the pros after the session. Visit here to book tickets.
Inspired by our summer exhibition looking at the remains of soldiers captured at the 1650 Battle of Dunbar. How did they find these skeletons were prisoners of war from Dunbar? To book, tel 01620 820699.
Family Day featuring the £30,000 Archerfield Cup, an afternoon of top quality racing and activities for all the family. Visit here for more information.
Enjoy a great day out at the North Berwick Highland Games with a variety of events for everyone. Visit here for more information.
Learn about navigation, shelter-making, tacking, camouflage and more with a team of survival experts. Visit here for more information.
Make the most of the summer evenings at the races! Visit here for more information.
Join a mid week fixture in the final throes of summer. Visit here for more information.
Featuring a selection of the UK's most acclaimed street food traders with a family-friendly carnival atmosphere. Visit here for more information.
Head down to the races to start your weekend the right way! Visit here for more information.
A festival of beautiful music played by internationally-renowned artists in celebrated venues throughout the historic county. Visit here for more information.
Enjoy 7 flat races including the £20,000 Caledonian Cup, live music, local Caledonian beers and an array of delicious fresh foods. Visit here for more information.
See amazing bike stunts & enjoy majestic bird of prey displays, then zoom into our interactive zone and have a go on bikes, segways & more. Visit here for more information.
An afternoon of fun, including Massed Pipe band, interactive displays from the Armed Forces, children's fair rides and much more! Visit here for more information.
Join Anya, Kevin, Gary & Bonzo as part of the crew of the Starship FUNBOX as they take a space odyssey across the universe to explore strange new worlds and dimensions on their galaxy hopping quest to find their keys. Visit here for more information.
Explore the site and take part in a range of family activities during half term. Visit here for more information.
A great afternoon of racing to round off the flat season! Visit here for more information.