Canty Bay is a coastal hamlet with two beaches separated by a rocky headland. The western beach is uninhabited and accessible by two paths that descend the grass covered cliffs Read more [...]
Find The Nearest Beach East Lothian
Planning a trip to the East Lothian coast and looking for where the nearest beach is, our beach lists will help you discover the nearest beach to me. Then for each beach, we will answer questions around location, rural or town, sandy or pebble, rockpools, tide times, weather forecast, dog restrictions, bathing water quality, beach cafes and provide general information on the beach and its facilities.
When on a beach page use our tools to search nearby East Lothian seaside towns and the surrounding coast for things to see and do or places to stay and eat.
Finding the right beach in East Lothian is easy – simply explore the beach links below, to find the closest hit the jump to my location compass or use the search bar to plan where your next East Lothian beach visit should be.
West Links beach in Broad Sands Bay is sandy and popular with families, views to Fife and the lighthouse at Fidra Island. Facilities include parking, toilets and BBQ Site (booking Read more [...]
Gosford Sands is a rural sand and shingle beach in the west facing Gosford Bay. High tide covers just about all of the beach. Car park and toilets at Ferney Read more [...]
Dunglass beach is a shingle and rocky beach. The beach has no facilities.
Seacliff beach is a private beach of sand, rock pools, ideal for families and watersports. The beach includes Seacliff Harbour which is the smallest harbour in the UK. A sheltered Read more [...]
Pease Bay beach is a sandy beach backed by a holiday park tucked just bellow some nice green rolling hills. Popular with families as well as surfers. Access is through Read more [...]
White Sands Bay is a sandy beach with golden sands and a large area of grass at the back of the beach. The beach and ample parking on the grass Read more [...]
The east beach at Dunbar is a gently sloping sandy beach close to harbour. Popular for beach sea fishing. Facilities include parking, toilets, cafe and shops.
Peffer Sands beach is a remote beach situated in John Muir country park. The beach consists of a sandy beach with dunes and some rocks. Limited parking available.
Yellowcraig is also sometimes refered to as Broad Sands Bay. The beach is a sandy beach backed by forest and grassland, a local nature reserve and a Site of Special Read more [...]
Fisherrow is the tidal harbour at Musselburgh. Fisherrow beach or Fisherrow Sands is a sand/shingle mix and is split in two by the harbour. The East Beach is the larger Read more [...]
Seton Sands beach is a large sand and rocky beach. The beach has some rock pools to explore as the tide goes out. The beach sits on a stretch of coast Read more [...]