The St Abbs Visitor Centre


Coldingham Road, St Abbs, Eyemouth, Berwickshire, TD14 5PL

    The St Abbs Visitor Centre provides a fascinating introduction to St Abbs and the surrounding area.

    The displays, artefacts and interactive exhibits tell the story of the village: its past; its present; its people and its vibrant, precious environment both on the land and underwater.


    Admission is free and centre staff are on hand to provide a warm welcome and information about the area and activities on offer. The gift shop is the perfect place to buy a unique souvenir of your visit to the Berwickshire coast.

    Opening Times
    Summer Opening Times 2016
    1 Apr 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
    Day Times
    Monday 10:00 17:00
    Tuesday 10:00 17:00
    Wednesday 10:00 17:00
    Thursday 10:00 17:00
    Friday 10:00 17:00
    Saturday 10:00 17:00
    Sunday 10:00 17:00
    Winter Opening Times 2016
    1 Nov 2016 - 7 Nov 2016
    Day Times
    Monday Closed
    Tuesday Closed
    Wednesday Closed
    Thursday Closed
    Friday 11:00 16:00
    Saturday 10:00 16:00
    Sunday 11:00 16:00

    10am - 5pm

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Cheque


    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Paid Parking within easy distance


    • Coastal Location
    • Rural Location
    • Sea/Loch View
    • Village Location
    • Waterfront Location

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • School Groups Welcome

    Road Directions

    From the A1, take the turning signposted St Abbs and follow signs to the village (approximately 4 miles). The Visitor Centre is on the left as you enter the village, just before you reach St Abbs Harbour. For satnav devices use postcode TD14 5PL.

    Public Transport Directions

    By bus: St Abbs is served by the 235/253 Perryman’s bus ‘Berwick – St Abbs/Edinburgh’.

    By foot: the Berwickshire Coastal Path passes the door of the Visitor Centre approximately halfway along  the length of the route.

    By train: the closest station is Berwick-upon-Tweed approximately 14 miles away. From there take a taxi or the number 235 bus to St Abbs.

    By air: Edinburgh Airport is approximately 60 miles away to the north and in the south Newcastle airport is approximately 75 miles away.

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

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    Access to Public Areas (Displays, exhibits, rides etc)

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to :
      • the gift shop
      • the information point


    • There is an audible alarm system
    • Seating available throughout the attraction at appropriate intervals, for visitors with limited mobility
    • Routes / pathways throughout the attraction suitable for visitors with limited mobility

    Attraction Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 9
      • There is a handrail by the steps


    • There is a drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance
    • The route from the parking area to the nearest public entrance is :
      • with steps and no ramp

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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