British Beaches

Sand, sea, sun, surf and scones

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Peffersands Beach

East Linton, East Lothian

A Sandy beach backed by dunes, situated in the John Muir country park.

Beach Type





Coastal walks
Bird watching

Nature and Wildlife

Walk to St Baldreds castle. Bellhaven bay is a long walk from here.

Water Quality




Tourist Information

East Lothian Council. John Muir House. Haddington. East Lothian. EH41 3HA Tel: 01620 827827


Nearest town: East Linton
County: East Lothian
Latitude/Longitude: 56.0375, -2.60674
Postcode: EH42 1XP
(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.

Public Transport

Dunbar is provided with regular bus services to and from Edinburgh City Centre that stop within easy walking distance of John Muir country park. For details contact Traveline on 0800 23 23 23.

Nearest Railway Stations

Dunbar (Approx. 5 miles away)
North Berwick (Approx. 5 miles away)
Drem (Approx. 7 miles away)

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


Limited parking

Nearby Car Parks

Tantallon Terrace, North Berwick (Unknown stay).
About 3.8 miles away
North Road, Dunbar (Unknown stay).
About 3.8 miles away
Bayswell Road, Dunbar (Unknown stay).
About 4 miles away
Marine Parade, North Berwick (Unknown stay).
About 4.1 miles away
Victoria Street, Dunbar (Unknown stay).
About 4.1 miles away
East Road, North Berwick (Unknown stay).
About 4.4 miles away
Melbourne Place, North Berwick (Unknown stay).
About 4.5 miles away
Dunbar Station, Dunbar (Unknown stay).
About 4.5 miles away
St Andrew Street, North Berwick (Unknown stay).
About 4.6 miles away
North Berwick Station, North Berwick (Unknown stay).
About 4.9 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in East Linton