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Nearby recommended attractions:

Tantallon Castle
Tantallon Castle(North Berwick)
Ascend Tantallon's towers for spectacular views of the Bass Rock and to watch gannets plunge into the North Sea. Then descend into the depths of a particularly grim pit prison.
Attraction type: Castles; Historic Sites
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National Museum of Flight
National Museum of Flight(North Berwick)
Owner description: Check in for an aviation adventure at East Fortune airfield! Trace the history of aviation from the First World War to today or join the jet set on a Boeing 707 and Concorde. Go... more Owner description: Check in for an aviation adventure at East Fortune airfield! Trace the history of aviation from the First World War to today or join the jet set on a Boeing 707 and Concorde. Go interactive in hands-on galleries, where you can find out how aircraft fly and the skills you need to fly them. less
Attraction type: History Museums; Military Museums; Specialty Museums
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Dirleton Castle
Dirleton Castle(Dirleton)
Owner description: Tease out the hints of a long and eventful history in these well-preserved ruins. Cross the deep moat guarded by high walls and an imposing tower, glancing up at the 'murder hole... more Owner description: Tease out the hints of a long and eventful history in these well-preserved ruins. Cross the deep moat guarded by high walls and an imposing tower, glancing up at the 'murder hole' above your head. Look for the vaulted dome inside the 1249 tower, the grim prison and pit and the 1550s 'beehive' dovecote. Discover stories of sieges, nobility and witchcraft. less
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Castles
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Scottish Seabird Centre
Scottish Seabird Centre(North Berwick)
Owner description: Enjoy great days out at the seaside with the five star Scottish Seabird Centre, North Berwick. In the Discovery Centre control the interactive live cameras to zoom in on the... more Owner description: Enjoy great days out at the seaside with the five star Scottish Seabird Centre, North Berwick. In the Discovery Centre control the interactive live cameras to zoom in on the amazing local wildlife on the Firth of Forth islands including puffins, gannets and seals. The Bass Rock is the world’s largest Northern gannet colony and BBC Countryfile Magazine’s Nature Reserve of the Year and the Isle of May is the biggest puffin colony on the east coast of Britain. There’s different wildlife to see throughout the year and at different stages of the breeding season. Visitors can enjoy expert talks, 3D TV, fish tanks, Flyway Tunnel, Wildlife Theatre, Turtle and Ray Zone and a Scope Deck. There is also a Gift Shop, the Seabird Cafe which has East Lothian’s only seaside sundeck, plus a range of seasonal boat trips. The Scottish Seabird Centre is open all year – only closed on Christmas Day. less
Attraction type: Boat Tours; Nature & Wildlife Areas
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East Links Family Park
East Links Family Park(Dunbar)
Owner description: East Links Family Park is a farm themed activity park that brings out the child in all ages!Discover a delightful world of endearing farm animals by enjoying a train safari... more Owner description: East Links Family Park is a farm themed activity park that brings out the child in all ages!Discover a delightful world of endearing farm animals by enjoying a train safari through the paddocks or getting up close in the small animal barn. You can also take a leisurely walk round and the information boards will tell you all about the animals you can see. If the kids feel like a change – there is LOTS for them to do.The new four level Fortress is an adventure itself with over 15 different activities including a massive four lane slide, climbing frames, rat tunnels and banqueting towers.For the smaller children there’s a soft play area, and the older more adventurous can enjoy go-karts, trampolines, jelly belly, ball blast arena, hay barn with climbing walls and expend their excess energy in just having fun!Enjoy being spoiled in the Family Park’s Café or in fine weather, pack a picnic.Whatever your age, you will be totally involved in PLEASURE!! less
Attraction type: Theme Parks
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Nearby recommended restaurants:

Osteria
Osteria
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Main Course
The Main Course
Ranked #1 of 10 Restaurants in Gullane
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Mercat Bar and Grill
Mercat Bar and Grill
Ranked #1 of 57 Restaurants in Musselburgh
Cuisines: Bar, European, British, Pub, Scottish
Good for: Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Cafe At Merryhatton
The Cafe At Merryhatton
Cuisines: Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish
Good for: Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Zitto
Zitto
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Open Arms Hotel
Open Arms Hotel
$50 - $74 (£40 - £60)
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Dirleton
Dunmuir Hotel
3.0 of 5
Dunmuir Hotel
$71 - $163
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Dunbar
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The Rocks
The Rocks
$54 - $97 (€50 - €90)
Ranked #1 of 6 Dunbar B&B and Inns

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Carberry Tower Mansion House and Estate
3.0 of 5
Carberry Tower Mansion House and Estate
$96 - $212
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Carberry
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Golf Lodge Bed & Breakfast
Golf Lodge Bed & Breakfast
$120 - $149 (£97 - £120)
Ranked #1 of 27 North Berwick B&B and Inns
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Old Aberlady Inn
2.5 of 5
Old Aberlady Inn
$72 - $120
Ranked #1 of 3 Aberlady B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Greywalls Hotel & Chez Roux
5.0 of 5
Greywalls Hotel & Chez Roux
$207 - $423 (£167 - £341)
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Gullane
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Aaran Haven & Aaran Oaks
5.0 of 5
Aaran Haven & Aaran Oaks
$135 - $255
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Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa
4.0 of 5
Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa
$143 - $333 (£115 - £268)
Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in North Berwick
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.