This touring trail allows you to visit all corners of East Lothian, taking in numerous towns and villages, visitor attractions and outstanding scenery.
This touring trail allows you to visit all corners of East Lothian, taking in numerous towns and villages, visitor attractions and outstanding scenery. Along each of the driving routes are interpretation boards highlighting local titbits of information, giving an insight into the local area and its heritage and culture. The boards encourage you to go for a walk in the area, to get out of your car and see a bit more of East Lothian. With great coastal walks, including John Muir Way, which takes in the entire coastline of East Lothian to short circular walks in some of the hillfoot villages, the routes encourage you to take some time out and enjoy the great outdoors! Then stop off at a good local pub for lunch and spend a leisurely afternoon wandering round the shops in some of East Lothian's picturesque towns.
The following 3 driving trails each offer a different experience of the East Lothian region. Each of the driving trails start and end in Musselburgh and Dunbar, allowing you to start your journey at either end of the county.
This 31 mile driving tour of perfect beaches, peaceful resorts and fantastic golf courses highlights the very best of the area's scenery. Why not stop off at Tantallon or Dirleton Castle on the way, or have a picnic on one of the many beautiful white beaches.
This 27 mile scenic driving trail along the edge of the Lammermuir Hills shows rural Scotland at its best. Look out for charming villages and towns to explore along the way.
This 27 mile driving trail shows the history of the region, with stop off points at the National Flag Centre at Athelstanesford and Hailes Castle, near East Linton.