A wonderful region to visit. East Lothian is home to some the countries finest villages and towns. It is about exploring and activities making it perfect for all the family, or occasion. Bordered by the waters of the North Sea and Firth of Forth, Edinburgh City boundary, Midlothian and the Scottish Borders. The area is also very famous for being a bit of a golfing mecca, with some famous names.
The coastline varies between craggy rocks to soft white sandy beaches. Out on the horizon to sea there is an unmistakable landmark, the Bass Rock with its large colony of gannets. Looking inland there is a noticeable hill on the horizon. This is known as North Berwick Law which has a replica whale bone at the top. If you can manage the climb to the top there is are some stunning panoramic sea and landscape views to be enjoyed.
When you are visit East Lothian for holidays, you will find yourself stepping back in time. There are many historical sites and visitor attractions to explore. First of all castles. Visit Tantallon Castle, Direlton Castle and Hailes Castle. There is also Collegiate Church at Dunglass, Museum of Flight at East Fortune, Scottish Seabird Centre, and Yellowcraigs which is on the John Muir Way. There is no shortage of things to do when on holiday in East Lothian.
Secondly, the pretty towns and villages include Gullane, Longiddry, North Berwick, Pencaitland, Dirleton, Kilspindie and Aberlady to name just a few. If its beaches you are after Seacliff, Belhaven Bay (with is quirky bridge that looks more like the “Bridge to Nowhere” when the tide is in), Ravensheugh or Yellowcraigs are certainly worth a visit. Visiting East Lothian is an enjoyable region to explore. It is also reportedly the sunniest region in Scotland. All the more reason to visit East Lothian.