British Beaches

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Gullane Beach

Gullane, East Lothian

Gullane is a glorious sandy beach from which there are extensive views of the Firth of Forth. Popular family beach ideal for sunbathing, walking, kite flying, picnics and windsurfing and canoeing. Noted for the sea buckthorn and extensive back dune system.

Beach Type



Disabled access
First aid
Dogs allowed
Camp site

Water Quality




Awards and Recommendations

Green Coast Award
Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre above Waverley Shopping Centre 3 Princes Street EH2 2QP Tel. 0845 22 55 121 Email: [email protected] Web:


Nearest town: Gullane
County: East Lothian
Latitude/Longitude: 56.0399, -2.8429
Postcode: EH31 2BE
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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The beach is within walking distance of Gullane village. sign posted from the main street. Regular bus services to the village. The car park is free in the winter. but during the summer a charge is made.

Nearest Railway Stations

Drem (Approx. 3 miles away)
Longniddry (Approx. 5 miles away)
North Berwick (Approx. 5 miles away)
Prestonpans (Approx. 8 miles away)
Wallyford (Approx. 9 miles away)

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


Pay parking

Nearby Car Parks

Hummel Road, Gullane (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Gullane Sands, Aberlady (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Ware Road, Dirleton (Unknown stay).
About 2.8 miles away
Drem Station, Drem (Unknown stay).
About 3.2 miles away
North Berwick Station, North Berwick (Unknown stay).
About 4.5 miles away
Longniddry Station, Longniddry (Unknown stay).
About 4.7 miles away
Longniddry Bents, Longniddry (Unknown stay).
About 4.8 miles away
St Andrew Street, North Berwick (Unknown stay).
About 4.9 miles away
Main Street, Longniddry (Unknown stay).
About 4.9 miles away
East Road, North Berwick (Unknown stay).
About 5.1 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Gullane