Prestonpans to North Berwick

Prestonpans to North Berwick

Prestonpans to North Berwick
Beyond Prestonpans with its battle site and rich industrial heritage the route runs past the site where Cockenzie Power Station used to stand. It then heads off east to Seton Sands and lovely long beach views. Circumnavigating Kilspindie and Craigielaw golf courses, you'll arrive at the picturesque village of Aberlady. The bay is famed for its skeins of roosting Pink-footed Geese in winter, along with mixed flocks of plovers and waders. Be sure to stop at Dirleton Castle with its tranquil wooded grounds before heading north to Yellowcraig Beach and North Berwick’s well-serviced seaside town.

Overview

Key things to note about this route section.

Distance
16.5 miles, 26 km
Average time to complete
5 hours' walking, 3 hours' cycling

Path Quality

The going on this section is fairly easy on a variety of good surfaces: gravel, grass and tarmac, sandy paths through dunes, pavements and quiet roads, and you're never far from the sea and those wide open vistas. 

Musselburgh, Prestonpans, Port Seton, Longniddry, Gullane, Dirleton and North Berwick all provide toilets for members of the public.

 

Facilities

Prestonpans' selection of restaurants, cafes and take-away food.
North Berwick's selection of restaurants, cafes and take-away food.
North Berwick facilities
A website giving information on a wide range of facilities to be found in North Berwick
Longniddry's selection of restaurants, cafes and take-away food.
LAW CYCLES - Cycle hire and Services, North Berwick
01620 890643
Gullane's selection of restaurants, cafes and take-away food.
Archerfield Walled Garden
A Garden Café serving imaginative and delicious menus throughout the day; a Foodmarket offering the very best of local produce, with freshly prepared sandwiches, pies, cakes and coffees with your choice to sit in or take away; a Gift Shop with a fabulous range of products covering homewares, kids, beauty, fashion, cards and of course fairies; a relaxing bar where you can try our famous Archerfield Craft Ales and a microbrewery making beer on site to savour at our bar or take home.
Aberlady's selection of restaurants, cafes and take-away food.

Accommodation

YELLOWCRAIG CARAVAN CLUB SITE

01620 850217

Tantallon Caravan Park

01620 893348

Prestonpans' Hotel and B&B Accommodation
North Berwick's Hotel and B&B Accommodation
Longniddry's Hotel and B&B Accommodation
HAVEN HOLIDAYS

0871 2301900

Gullane's Hotel and B&B Accommodation
GILSLAND CARAVAN AND CAMPING PARK

01620 893790

Aberlady's Hotel and B&B Accommodation
ABERLADY CARAVAN PARK

01875 870666