Prestonpans to North Berwick

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The ninth stage of the John Muir Way leaves Prestonpans to reach the small fishing town and coastal resort of Cockenzie before passing alongside the vast expanses of Seton and Gosford Sands. The route passes through the medieval port of Aberlady before leading alongside Aberlady Bay, the UK's first Local Nature Reserve, and heading inland across fields and through woodland to reach the fashionable holiday resort of North Berwick.


Well-made surfaced footpaths and pavements, narrow and potentially muddy footpaths and tracks.

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Trains and buses serve both Prestonpans and North Berwick.


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