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Yellowcraig Beach

Dirleton, North Berwick EH39 5DS, Scotland
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Great beach for children

Great beach within walking distance of the car park( charged £2 per day per car), wee play park... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tw0Bears
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Newtongrange
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Great beach

Very good beach for the kids very clean. Best when the sun is out as can be a bit windy, but great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris H
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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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“great beach” (16 reviews)
“rock pools” (15 reviews)
“sand dunes” (10 reviews)
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Dirleton, North Berwick EH39 5DS, Scotland
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"great beach"
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"rock pools"
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"sand dunes"
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"car park"
in 31 reviews
"ice cream van"
in 9 reviews
"caravan site"
in 7 reviews
"north berwick"
in 23 reviews
"john muir way"
in 7 reviews
"dog walk"
in 5 reviews
"lovely walk"
in 7 reviews
"clean beach"
in 4 reviews
"golden sands"
in 3 reviews
"ample parking"
in 5 reviews
"nice toilets"
in 2 reviews
"play park"
in 5 reviews
"dog friendly beach"
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"dog waste"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great beach within walking distance of the car park( charged £2 per day per car), wee play park nearby for kids. Sunny day so many people on the beach, part were we have bean, quite shelly and with seeweeds, not big problem, great add to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good beach for the kids very clean. Best when the sun is out as can be a bit windy, but great place for a day trip

Thank Chris H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying in Bathgate, and arranged to take the dog and a picnic to Yellowcraig beach. The car parking is excellent; £2 all day, and the toilet facilities are great. It takes just a few minutes to walk to the beach, and it's glorious when you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from our annual trip to the Yellowcraig caravan club site and the weather was glorious, during a daily walk we decided to head into Dirleton village and were pleasantly surprised to find what was the old shop and post office has...More

Thank Neil M
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

A hidden gem of the East Lothian coast - park down the lane from Dirleton (worth visiting village and castle and gardens whilst you are there) - and walk down through woodland and sand dunes to reach a glorious unspoilt beach with wonderful views towards...More

Thank JOHN04LEEDS
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

We walk often from North Berwick to Yellowcraig... takes about an hour at a slow pace with paddling and photo-taking en route. Doable when the tide is in or out. Totally enchanting the whole way. Oh and clean loos when you get to the car...More

1  Thank cazthompson0
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

Great area for dog walking. Large stretch of sandy coastline with fantastic view of Fidra.toilets acessable on car park.

Thank jchamberlain46
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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

This beach is beautiful, has a great caravan site, toilets and is easily accessed. There is a play area for children and many walks in woodlands as well as on beach and dunes.

1  Thank harriskirrie
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

Fabulous stretch of beach just at Dirlton. Great for dogs and loads of walking. Good views over Fidra

Thank Stephen N
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Loved our short visit on a windy COLD day... but wow, what a view and very pretty beach. Can't wait to return in the warmer months. A must to visit!

Thank Leif L
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amylaw2015
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
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sushi7
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.
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6ross
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
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