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Lovely beach you have a short walk to beach from car park. Arox 10mins if not in a hurry. Clean... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Andrew D
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Amalfi coffee shop and cafe, Dirleton Village

We went in to have a quick lunch on a cold and rainy day after being visiting the castle. This cafe... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2018
Scottish Borders, United Kingdom
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Dirleton, North Berwick EH39 5DS, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely beach you have a short walk to beach from car park. Arox 10mins if not in a hurry. Clean beach with many a dog walker. If you don't want to walk on beach nice wooded area to walk in. With footpath to walk along...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 25 November 2018

We went in to have a quick lunch on a cold and rainy day after being visiting the castle. This cafe is really excellent. They served us delicious soup - very reasonably priced, and even offered us seconds! The cakes and coffees were also of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Homebird999
Reviewed 26 October 2018

This is a very beautiful beach on the East Coast of Scotland, near North Berwick, U.K. The water was dark blue, with a wonderful sandy beach to walk along. There is a small island off shore with an impressive light station. What a great place...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ChicagoHiker2
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We stayed in North Bewick with family and took one car to Dirleton and walked back, collecting the car later. The walk is about 4miles and takes you through fields, woods, along the beach and through the golf course with views across towards St Andrews...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alan B
Reviewed 9 September 2018

we had discovered this place last year, had to go back, well worth the drive which appears to lead to nowhere. car parking is cheap, £2 for the day, on return the ice cream van was there - added bonus! we spent a great day...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Visited in September. Dog friendly beach but clean with great views. Short walk from the car park. Quite busy on a Sunday afternoon but much quieter when we went back during the week.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to visit in the afternoon, as often if you go too early you may be in for the delights of the sea haa, a damp grey mist, which although atmospheric, does ruin the typical idyllic beach scenario. The car parking...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Karen S
Reviewed 22 August 2018

I come here regularly to walk my dog. It is a beautiful beach with lots of space for dogs and walkers. If you're in the area and fancy a nice beach walk, that's the place to come.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Dana_Happy2010
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Met a family member there with our two children, lovely beach, good cheap parking and toilet facilities. Great for photography looking out to the islands.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Mcouchard
Reviewed 11 August 2018

This has become one of our favourite locations, with miles of clean, almost deserted beach! There is ample parking, with clean, bright toilets. (Note that there is a charge, but the ticket is valid all day at any East Lothian beach car park). For the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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23 May 2018|
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Response from jchamberlain46 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Didn’t see any sign of wild camping when I visited early morning. There are plenty of sand dunes on the beach which would provide a discreet area for a tent
20 June 2017|
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Response from Janet3197 | Reviewed this property |
Please contact Lothian Regional Council, Haddington who will be able to provide you with all the information you need. Hope you have good weather for your bbq.
18 August 2015|
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Response from Fiona T | Reviewed this property |
Hi Council website says 9am-8/9pm summer only eastlothian.gov.uk/download/downloads/id/9759/public_toilet_availability_and_locations Hope that helps