Aberlady is a picturesque, conservation village on the East Lothian coast with a quaint high street and sea views over Aberlady Bay, across the Firth of Forth to the hills of Fife. 

The local Indian restaurant provides delicious food and a very warm welcome. A more traditional, Scottish meal can be found in the Old Aberlady Inn which also offers guest ales, a roaring fire in winter, and a sunny beer garden in summer. 

Other amenities include a post office, well-stocked village shop and Ducks at Kilspindie House - a bar, hotel and restaurant. We also recommend that you visit the Bothy on the outskirts of the village where you will find a farm shop with local produce, an award-winning butchers and a cafe. 

Aberlady has two golf courses, Kilspindie and Craigielaw, the latter having a golf shop and bar/restaurant. It is part of Scotland's Golf Coast which boasts 22 golf courses from Musselburgh to Dunbar, catering for all levels of golfer.

We are very happy to help you to organise any trips. Just give us a knock. We also do a regular blog on our activities which is at https://aberladyholidays.wordpress.com

Here are a few of our favourite attractions:

Places to visit 

National Museum of Flight

Scottish Seabird Centre

Scottish Ornithologist's Club Headquarters in Aberlady - Recent sightings board, tide tables, birdwatching resources, tea/coffee facilites, shop, various art exhibitions and events.

Myreton Motor Museum

Aberlady Bay Nature Reserve

Dirleton Castle

Tantallon Castle

Gosford estate and house - Walks in the grounds, farmshop, butchers and cafe and seasonal house tours 

East Links Farm Park - Children's farm and play centre in Dunbar

Newhailes House and gardens

Musselburgh Race course

Glenkinchie Distillery tour

Belhaven Brewery tour

Archerfield walled garden - Gift shop, cafe, restaurant, walks, microbrewery and bar 

Flag heritage centre – 4-star visitor attraction, comprising the Flag Heritage Centre, the Saltire Memorial and the historic Parish Church and graveyard. 



Walk, cycle, ride or run the John Muir Way

Surfing, bodybording, coasteering and paddle boarding at the C2C surf school

Sea kayaking at North Berwick Kayak Hire

Wake boarding, low ropes, segway and cafe at Foxlake

Markle fishery

Horse riding - dressage lessons at Appin Equestrian Centre in Drem or a ride along the beach at Seacliffe are our top choices 

Boat trips from North Berwick (sightseeing, birdwatching, photography, seafishing, ferry to Anstruther) - Sula Boat TripsSeafari AdventuresNorth Berwick Boat TripsScottish Seabird Centre

Sailing at North Berwick

Go karting (indoor and outdoor) and paint balling at Gladsmuir 

Driving range

Pick your own, shop and cafe at Belhaven Fruit Farm

Walking in the Lammemuir Hills  

Great cycle routes

4x4 driving school in Pencaitland 

Fat bikes – Hire and tours (from North Berwick) – Fat bikes are bikes with large “fat” tyres which are perfect for exploring the East Lothian coastline.

Microlights - Have an aerial view of East Lothian with East of Scotland Microlights based in East Fortune

Seasonal festivals/events

Lammemuir Festival (9-18 September)  - Series of classical concerts held in unique venues accross East Lothian, and by coincidence organised by the previous owners of the Leveret 

Fringe by the sea (8-14 August 2016) - The Fringe in North Berwick

Scotland's National Airshow (23 July 2016) - Huge airshow held annually at East Fortune

Haddington Farmers' Market (last Saturday of the month) - Great for local produce  

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