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East Lothian Coast

E5 3 East Lothian n Edinburgh Lothians (0845) 225 5121

Stretching east from Musselburgh for some 65 km (40 miles), the coast of East Lothian offers opportunities for beach activities, golf, windsurfing, viewing seabirds and coastal walks. It has a pleasant mixture of beaches, low cliffs, woodland and some farmland. Although the A198 and A1 are adjacent to the coast for only short distances, they give easy access to a series of public car parks (a small charge is made in summer) close to the shore. Among these is Gullane, perhaps the best beach for seaside sports and activities. Yellowcraig, near Dirleton, is a lovely bay, lying about 400 m ...

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