Port Seton beach is the harbour end of the long Seton Sands beach. As you get close to the harbour the beach becomes more rocky/shingle. Great for exploring rockpools. Facilities Read more [...]
Planning a trip to the East Lothian coast and looking for the nearest beach? Our beach lists will help you find the closest beaches to your location and then for each beach, we will answer questions around location, tide times, weather forecast, dog restrictions, water quality and provide general information on the beach and its facilities. When on a beach page use our tools to search the East Lothian seaside towns and surrounding coast for things to see and do or places to stay and eat.
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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 [...]
Longniddry beach, sand and shingle popular with water sports enthusiasts and walkers nearby nature reserves. 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.
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 [...]
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.
Gullane beach is sandy beach backed by some dunes with views of the Firth of Forth popular with families and windsurfers. Facilities include parking and toilets, Cafe, restaurants and shops Read more [...]
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 [...]
Thorntonloch beach is a sandy beach that stretched to the south from the rocky outcrop of Torness Point. The beach is backed by grassy sand dunes. A car park is Read more [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]