North Berwick is small and friendly seaside town with a spectacular coastline featuring expansive sandy beaches which are perfect for some bucket and spade time, but also a haven for wildlife and birdlife. The Scottish Seabird Centre is located here, and you can take boat trips from the harbour while nature lovers and photographers can enjoy a seabird catamaran cruise or a three island safari, taking in the outstanding seabird sanctuary of the Bass Rock and the Isle of May.
There’s everything for outdoor enthusiasts with fantastic walking and cycling in the John Muir Country Park where you can explore remote sandy bays and ancient castles along the way. For watersports, superb kayaking can be found around the waterways, with thrilling wakeboarding and ringo rides at Foxlake. Surf buffs can enjoy some wonderful sport right along the coast, while dive charters from the harbour take in the stunning nature reserve sites of this area.
For golf, the area is world-famous for its stunning links courses with the North Berwick club right on the doorstep, and Muirfield, Luffness, Gullane all within easy reach.
The shopping in North Berwick is small and friendly with plenty of quality independent traders and places for eating out with everything from trendy cafes and ice cream parlours mixed with characterful restaurants and bars, ranging from the small and intimate to the rustic outdoor experience of the Lobster Shack!
Other highlights include the North Berwick Highland Games; Fringe by the Sea; and Puffin Fest which celebrates the return of the puffins to the local islands.