British Beaches

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Dunbar - East Beach

Dunbar, East Lothian

A sandy beach within the town of Dunbar. situated close to the harbour and the lifeboat station.

Beach Type



There is an information centre nearby


There is a leisure centre
John Muir house and a museum nearby

Nature and Wildlife

Explore the town and harbour or nearby John Muir country park.

Water Quality




Tourist Information

Dunbar 143a High Street Dunbar Lothian EH42 1ES Tel: 0845 22 55 121


Nearest town: Dunbar
County: East Lothian
Latitude/Longitude: 56.0013, -2.50835
Postcode: EH42 1GT
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around , East Lothian at Explore Britain.


The nearest town is Dunbar and the nearest village. which is within walking distance. is West Barns. The beach is sign posted from roundabout on A1 from Dunbar Road. There is a regular bus service.

Nearest Railway Stations

Dunbar (Less than half a mile away)
North Berwick (Approx. 9 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.

Nearby Car Parks

Dunbar Station, Dunbar (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Victoria Street, Dunbar (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Bayswell Road, Dunbar (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
North Road, Dunbar (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Skateraw Harbour, Innerwick (Unknown stay).
About 3.9 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Dunbar