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THINGS TO DO

We have selected just a small selection of activities and things to visit in our area.

COOL STUFF LOCALLY

imagesBELHAVEN BIKES in Dunbar – a great bike shop in Dunbar  where you can get bike hire, bikes and skateboards

GREAT ESCAPE in North Berwick – a very cool and fashionable surf and coastal fashion shop. Lade back vibe and great clothes!

FOX LAKE  great local cable wake board park based just outside Dunbar – the first in Scotland.

BOARDWISE in Edinburgh – the central belts oldest’s surf retailer with 20 years plus experience of selling surf, skate, snowboard and windsurfing equipment and clothing.

FREEZE PRO SHOP in Edinburgh – 100% rider owned and operated ski, snowboard shop thats now got a good selection of surf equipment with base in Edinburgh – nice guys too!

RATHO & ALIEN ROCK two amazing climbing facilities in Edinburgh, in Ratho’s case you have a world class climbing facility and in Alien Rock great facilities run by super cool staff !

GLENTRESS a really fun mountain bike location just outside Peebles an hour west of Dunbar.

288471_483325005027681_247197723_oSCOTTISH SURFING FEDERATION  the main guys that run surfing in Scotland!

BOWES SPORTS  and a big shout out to our local sports shop that now stocks O-Neil wetsuits and accessories for the local kids and adults.

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS FOR FAMILIES

JOHN MUIR  visit the centre and learn the history of Dunbars most famous environmentalist. Or visit our other museums, historic houses and spectacular castles in East Lothian.

Puffin-Fest-hero-2015MUSEUM OF FLIGHT  Concorde is resident here with a full and exciting visitor centre.

SEABIRD CENTRE  Learn all about East Lothian coastal wildlife and see the Bass Rocks amazing Gannet population here!

EAST LINKS FAMILY PARK  great family animal and adventure park for kids of all ages right next to Belhaven beach!

DUNBAR LEISURE POOL really good swimming pool with wave machine and flume ideal for kids to have fun of all ages run by friendly staff! Loads of other good swimming pools too in East Lothians other towns…

images-2WALKING/CYCLING  great resource for local East lothian nature walks/cycling and horse riding trails including the John Muir Way.

GOLF in East Lothian is rich with history with some wonderful golf courses.

There is both Sea FISHING and Fresh Water Fishing locally, our harbour masters in North Berwick and Dunbar can tell you more or for Inland waters with Markle Fisheries or Hopes Reservoir.

ARCHERY Scotlands Archery centre!

TANTALLON STUDIOS has a great reputation for offering unique Art & Craft one and two day activities.

NICE PLACES TO HANG OUT

There are loads of great places to visit locally and lots happening with regular events such as the northern lights festival, pipe band contests, traditional music weekends, the RNLI lifeboat summer event and much more. And Dunbar is a really lovely coastal town, with a nice high street and harbour with good selections of cafes, restaurants and pubs. The town also boasts a community bakery, excellent gift shops and galleries and much more..

North Berwick and Edinburgh are also within easy distance by train or car – so an excellent location for a great holiday or day out.

GOOD PEOPLE TO KNOW

TONY MARSH amazing photographer who took many of the best surfing photos on this site.

JAMES ROBERTSON great photos from this promising new photographer!

ROBERT STONE THERAPEUTICS great massages and fixes for sports injuries in Edinburgh.

INTERNATIONAL COOL PLACES

REACH OUTDOORS ENGLAND – We had a cracking coasteer with these guys. Based in Devon super friendly and professional. If down in South West England and looking for great activities give them a call!