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.

COVID-19/Coronavirus Update.

Many of our attractions, activities, golf courses, accommodation providers and food & drink establishments are open.  We encourage you to plan ahead and check direct with businesses for opening times, facilities available and whether you need to pre-book in advance of your visit to ensure your trip is safe and enjoyable as possible.

VisitScotland and the national tourism bodies of England, Northern Ireland & Wales have announced a 'We're Good to Go' industry standard to reassure visitors they are ready to welcome you safely.  A number of our East Lothian businesses have signed up to the scheme, please keep an eye out for the symbol whenever you are looking for places to stay and things to do.

East Lothian is blessed with beautiful coast and countryside, filled with miles of walking and cycle paths for you to enjoy.  We encourage you to know before you go to enjoy East Lothian's great outdoors and remember physical distancing guidelines.

Stay Safe - Protect Others - Love East Lothian!

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.

13-16
Aug
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.

11-21
Sep
Lammermuir Festival
Friday 11th September-Monday 21st September 2020
1:48pm
throughout East Lothian

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