Belhaven Bay, near Dunbar

The superb dune-backed beach at Belhaven Bay is perhaps the finest in East Lothian. The Bay is part of the John Muir Country Park; this route heads out across the sands before returning via the salt flats at the mouth of the River Tyne and through the plantations. There may be signed diversions/exclusion zones during tern nesting season, please follow any instructions.


Sandy beach, salt marsh and woodland paths. The walk may not be possible at high tide.

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None to start.


Car park (charge) for Belhaven Bay, John Muir Country Park. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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