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TransPennine Express trains call at Dunbar which is situated 30 miles east of Edinburgh in East Lothian - Edinburgh’s Coast and Countryside. There are local bus connections to Haddington and East Linton as well as services to Edinburgh and the Scottish Borders, which makes Dunbar a great base to start your Scottish adventure.
For handy links to local buses and more, visit Travel To East Lothian - Visit East Lothian
Dunbar is the birthplace of conservationist John Muir, the start of the coast to coast walking/cycling route The John Muir Way and home to the John Muir Country Park. This charming coastal town also boasts two golf courses - perfect for enjoying links golf all within a short distance from the station!
The region of East Lothian not only has inspiring scenery, but it’s packed with things to see and do. Delve into fast-paced adventure and cultural gems, or for those with younger explorers, there are great family parks and attractions to keep them entertained too.
After all of those activities it’s only right that you can enjoy a delicious cake (or two) at one of the great cafes in the area. Or why not enjoy fare from a cosy country pub with a local tipple? Dining out in East Lothian is a real treat for the senses.
Fine dining is always on the menu and East Lothian is known for its quality produce which is something not to be missed. Seafood is caught locally, and the local farmland offers seasonal delights.
You will also find some amazing regional ice cream producers - ideal for a sweet treat!
Known for its world-class golf, there are plenty of courses to choose from in East Lothian - Scotland’s Golf Coast. If you prefer two wheels there are a wealth of cycling routes to explore making the most of the countryside on offer. The region is also home to its very own surf school where you can take to the waves or find your feet with a stand-up paddle board lesson.
If you prefer keeping your feet dry, there’s a plethora of walking routes to discover and of course Instagram moments to capture along the way!
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East Lothian with its charming towns has some unique shops to discover. Haddington, North Berwick and Dunbar are all known for their boutique gift shops and specialist food outlets. The region also has some well-stocked farm shops and delis too!
There is also a great farmers’ market that takes place in Haddington and is the perfect place to grab those essentials.
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