Beaches in East Linton, Lothian

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The beach guide has 7 beaches listed in and around the town of East Linton. We have arranged these beaches in order of closest to the town first (distance in brackets).

  • Seacliff Beach (4.5 miles)

    Seacliff © Walter Baxter | BY-SA

    This beautiful beach is a genuine hidden gem.  It lies in a remote part of East Lothian at the mouth of the Firth of Forth. The beach is in private ownership and there is a small charge to access the narrow track leading to the car park.  

    From the parking area a narrow path winds…

  • Canty Bay (4.9 miles)

    Canty Bay © Brian Turner | BY-SA

    The lovely little beach at Canty Bay consists of a curve of golden sand backed by gently sloping grass and a line of cottages. There is another stretch of sand just beyond the headland to the west. It is almost as nice and even quieter.

    The road down to the beach is private and there is…

  • Peffersands Beach (3.5 miles)

    Peffersands © Richard West | BY-SA

    Peffersands is a sandy beach with plenty of rocks to the north of the mouth of the River Tyne. It is in a remote location, which means it is quiet and undeveloped. The beach is backed by sand dunes and the John Muir country park. There are a choice of nature reserves in the area,…

  • Tyninghame Beach (3.3 miles)

    Tyninghame Beach © Richard Webb | BY-SA

    This long sandy beach is often cited as one of the finest in the South of Scotland. A wild expanse of golden sand backed by dunes the beach here is often deserted except for during the summer months.

    Set a little way from the nearest parking it is a fair walk to the beach. Depending on…

  • Belhaven Beach (3.9 miles)

    Belhaven © Sarah Charlesworth | BY-SA

    Set within the John Muir Country Park, Belhaven is a wide stretch of sandy beach spanning approximately one mile in length; from the mouth of the River Tyne in the north, to the village of Belhaven on the outskirts of Dunbar to the south. The beach has lovely views out onto the Forth Estuary and…

  • Milsey Bay (5.4 miles)

    Milsey Bay © Richard Webb | BY-SA

    Milsey Bay is a sandy beach at the eastern end of North Berwick. It has lovely views out over the Firth of Forth and the Bass Rock some 2 kilometres offshore. It is a perfect place for swimming, walking, exploring rock pools, sun bathing or for a family day out. At the western end of…

  • West Bay (5.6 miles)

    West Bay © Richard West | BY-SA

    West Bay is a sandy beach close to the seaside town of North Berwick. It has excellent views over the Firth of Forth, 12th Century North Berwick Harbour and Craigleth and Bass Rocks, both of which are about a mile from the coast. It is ideal for paddling, sun bathing, walking and picnics. Behind the…

East Linton beaches map

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