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Things to do in East Lothian

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East Lothian stands as an underexplored gem, brimming with remarkable attractions that await your exploration. For those fortunate enough to choose a Haven Seton Sands Holiday Park as their base, there is plenty to do within easy reach of your accommodation.

From historic castles and distilleries to wildlife spotting and outdoor adventures, East Lothian offers an array of experiences that promise to make your stay truly unforgettable. In this guide, we invite you to embark on a journey through the best attractions in East Lothian, ensuring that your holiday is nothing short of wonderful.

North Berwick

North Berwick
West Bay: the Firth of Forth at its finest

A short drive along the coastline from Seton Sands lies the quaint seaside town of North Berwick. Immerse yourself in its delightful atmosphere as you stroll along its sandy shores with splendid views of the Bass Rock and the Firth of Forth across to Fife, indulge in freshly caught seafood, and explore its vibrant shops and cafes.

Don't miss the opportunity to take a boat trip to the nearby Bass Rock, home to one of the world's largest colonies of gannets. The rugged coastline, charming streets, and warm hospitality of North Berwick are not to be missed. 

Tantallon Castle

Tantallon Castle

Address: North Berwick EH39 5PN 

Step back in time as you set foot in the awe-inspiring Tantallon Castle. Perched majestically atop cliffs overlooking the North Sea, this medieval fortress offers a captivating glimpse into Scotland's storied past.

Explore the dramatic ruins, stand in awe of its formidable walls, and take in the breathtaking views of the sea. The castle's rich history and scenic beauty create an experience that will leave you truly mesmerised. 

Dirleton Castle and Gardens 

Dirleton Castle and Gardens 

Address: Dirleton, North Berwick EH39 5ER 

Discover the serene beauty of Dirleton Village, home to the charming Dirleton Castle and its exquisite gardens. Wander through manicured lawns, fragrant flowers, and centuries-old architecture. While some parts of the castle are closed for repairs, a great deal of the ancient halls can still be walked freely and explored.

Finally, immerse yourself in the tranquillity of the gardens and explore the historic village, where time seems to stand still. 

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Seton Sands self catering holidays

Seton Sands, Scotland

4 nights from £69
Craig Tara self catering holidays

Craig Tara, Scotland

3 nights from £49

Scottish Seabird Centre 

Address: The Harbour, Harbour Terrace, North Berwick EH39 4SS 

Uncover the captivating wildlife that populates the shoreline at the Scottish Seabird Centre in North Berwick. Through interactive exhibits and live camera feeds, you can delve into the lives of seabirds that inhabit the nearby islands and cliffs. Watch puffins, gannets, and seals in their natural habitat and gain a newfound appreciation for the coastal ecosystems that make East Lothian truly special. 

National Museum of Flight 

National Museum of Flight 
National Museum of Flight: sure to have you off the ground jumping for joy

Address: East Fortune Airfield, B1347, North Berwick EH39 5LF 

From birds to planes! Discover the thrill of aviation history at East Lothian's National Museum of Flight. Located in the historic East Fortune Airfield, this museum takes you on a fascinating journey through the world of flight and aerospace innovation. Wander among a diverse 4-hanger collection of aircraft, from iconic Concorde to vintage biplanes, and delve into interactive exhibits that bring the stories of pioneering pilots and groundbreaking technology to life.

With other outdoor displays showcasing impressive planes and helicopters, the museum offers an immersive experience that leaves you inspired by the human spirit of exploration that made flight possible. 

Glenkinchie Distillery 

Glenkinchie Distillery 

Address: Pencaitland, Tranent EH34 5ET 

Glenkinchie stands tall as one of the Four Corners distilleries of Johnnie Walker, ready to welcome you. It distils the renowned Edinburgh Malt, enjoyed worldwide both on its own and as a pivotal component of Johnnie Walker whiskies.

You can enjoy a tour to the recently reopened Visitor Centre to learn the ins and outs of the distillation process and maybe even get a few samples on the way! It’s a truly informative and thoroughly enjoyable experience that might leave you a little merrier than when you went in! 

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Important information

Brand new holiday homes from £34,995

Holiday home price is for a new 3-bedroom ABI New Horizon holiday home and includes siting, connections and standard accessories.   

Price excludes 2024 site fees, running costs and add-ons requested at point of sale. Subject to status and availability.   

As at 9 July 2024, price is available at all parks, excluding Church Farm, Cala Gran, Cleethorpes Beach, Craig Tara, Far Grange, Golden Sands, Haggerston Castle, Kiln Park, Littlesea, Lydstep Beach, Orchards, Penally Court, Perran Sands, Rockley Park, Seashore, Seaview, Skegness and Thornwick Bay. 

Images are shown for representational purposes. Access to holiday home is subject to park opening times.  

Park cannot be used as a permanent residence. Haven Leisure Ltd is registered in England (No. 01968698) and is a FCA appointed representative of Bourne Leisure Limited (t/a Haven).  Bourne Leisure Ltd is registered in England (No. 04011660) and is authorised and regulated by the FCA (Financial Services Register No. 312847) as a credit broker and insurance distributor. Registered office:  One Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 4YL. We may receive commission from the finance provider if you enter into an agreement with them.  

Pre-owned holiday homes from £19,995

Holiday home price is based on a Bronze Grade pre-owned holiday home 6 years or older and includes siting, connections and standard accessories.   

Price excludes 2024 site fees, running costs and add-ons requested at point of sale.  Subject to status and availability.   

As at 9 June 2024, price is available at all parks, excluding Cala Gran, Church Farm, Cardigan View, Cleethorpes Beach, Craig Tara, Far Grange, Golden Sands, Haggerston Castle, Kiln Park, Littlesea, Lydstep Beach, Orchards, Penally Court, Perran Sands, Rockley Park, Riviere Sands, Seaview, Skegness and Thornwick Bay.   

Access to holiday home is subject to park opening times. Park cannot be used as a permanent residence.  

Haven Leisure Ltd is registered in England (No. 01968698) and is a FCA appointed representative of Bourne Leisure Limited (t/a Haven).  Bourne Leisure Ltd is registered in England (No. 04011660) and is authorised and regulated by the FCA (Financial Services Register No. 312847) as a credit broker and insurance distributor. Registered office:  One Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 4YL.  We may receive commission from the finance provider if you enter into an agreement with them.  

New holiday homes from £29,995

Holiday home price is for a new 3-bedroom Willerby Ellerton Extra holiday home and includes siting, connections and standard accessories.   

Price excludes 2024 site fees, running costs and add-ons requested at point of sale. Subject to status and availability.   

As at 12 July 2024, price is available at Blue Dolphin. Cleethorpes Beach, Combe Haven, Caister, Craig Tara, Far Grange, Greenacres, Golden Sands, Haggerston Castle, Orchards, Quay West and Wild Duck until the stock has been sold. Haven reserves the right to withdraw this offer at any time. 

Images are shown for representational purposes. Access to holiday home is subject to park opening times.  

Park cannot be used as a permanent residence. Haven Leisure Ltd is registered in England (No. 01968698) and is a FCA appointed representative of Bourne Leisure Limited (t/a Haven).  Bourne Leisure Ltd is registered in England (No. 04011660) and is authorised and regulated by the FCA (Financial Services Register No. 312847) as a credit broker and insurance distributor. Registered office: One Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 4YL. We may receive commission from the finance provider if you enter into an agreement with them.  

Pre-owned holiday homes from £14,995 Holiday home price is based on a pre-owned holiday home and includes siting, connections and standard accessories.  

Price excludes 2024 site fees, running costs and add-ons requested at point of sale. Subject to status and availability.  

As at 9 June 2024, price is available at Cleethorpes Beach, Craig Tara, Golden Sands, Haggerston Castle, Skegness and The Orchards only. 

Images are shown for representational purposes. Access to holiday home is subject to park opening times.

Park cannot be used as a permanent residence. Haven Leisure Ltd is registered in England (No. 01968698) and is a FCA appointed representative of Bourne Leisure Limited (t/a Haven). Bourne Leisure Ltd is registered in England (No. 04011660) and is authorised and regulated by the FCA (Financial Services Register No. 312847) as a credit broker and insurance distributor. Registered office: One Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 4YL. We may receive commission from the finance provider if you enter into an agreement with them. 

Free 2024 site fees when you buy a Haven holiday home

Offer is applicable to new customer purchases made through Haven from 19 April 2024, completing by 31 December 2024.

Offer excludes part-exchanges or private sales. Available on new & pre-owned holiday homes at the following selected parks only: Kent Coast, Burnham-on-Sea, Cleethorpes Beach, Craig Tara, Far Grange, Golden Sands, Haggerston Castle, Hopton, Orchards, Skegness and Wild Duck.

A credit equivalent to the value of your site fees due during the 2024 season will be applied to your account balance on completion of your purchase for use against your running costs e.g. utilities, after-sale add-ons e.g storage boxes or site fees. It cannot be applied to your purchase or refunded in cash.

Subject to availability and status. Deposit required. Access to your holiday home is subject to park opening times.

Offer cannot be combined with any other offer, discount, or promotion. Offer may be withdrawn or changed at any time without notice. Full site fees will be payable for subsequent years.

Images are shown for representational purposes.

Park cannot be used as a permanent residence. Haven Leisure Ltd is registered in England (No. 01968698) and is a FCA appointed representative of Bourne Leisure Limited (t/a Haven). Bourne Leisure Ltd is registered in England (No. 04011660) and is authorised and regulated by the FCA (Financial Services Register No. 312847) as a credit broker and insurance distributor. Registered office: One Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 4YL. We may receive commission from the finance provider if you enter into an agreement with them.

Let2offset - make no site fee payments until 2031

Let2offset is a contractual lettings product that offers eligible owners a guaranteed letting income at a preferential rate (calculated each year) in exchange for a stipulated number of letting breaks. It also allows eligible owners to pay their site fees and receive their letting income in 12 equal monthly instalments; the monthly site fee amount charged by Haven will be after deduction of the letting income.

‘Make no site fee payments when using Let2offset until 2031’ is available at 33 Haven parks excluding Burnham, Cardigan View, Far Grange, Garreg Wen, Lydstep Beach, Riviere Sands and Seaview.  The letting income received will vary by make, model and location. The monthly site fee payment does not include running costs e.g. utilities, rates & insurance.

“Make no site fee payments when using Let2offset until 2031” is applicable to new and existing customer purchases of new Atlas Sahara 3 Bed or equivalent or superior grade holiday home purchases made through Haven where customers have also signed up to Haven’s Let2offset contract. It is not applicable to private sales and cannot be used in conjunction with our free Site Fee promotion.  It is available across 40% of eligible Parks and applies when letting a new Atlas Sahara 3 Bed holiday home (or equivalent or superior grade for 15 weeks.

An example of how “Make no site fee payments when using Let2offset until 2031” operates under Let2offset is the purchase of an Atlas Sahara 3 Bed holiday home at Primrose Valley with a monthly site fee of £585.00 (includes purchasing discount of £45) and monthly letting income of £803.67. The monthly difference equates to £218.67, which will be credited to the owner's account. Both letting income and site fees are subject to yearly pricing reviews and the monthly site fee costs and letting income shown in the example are based on 2024 figures.

Modelled assumptions on expected annual site fee and letting income charges over the 7-year lettable life of the Atlas Sahara 3 Bed indicate that under Let2offset it is anticipated that these customers will continue to receive a monthly credit during this period, however, this is not guaranteed. The modelled assumptions are based on the historical performance of Haven over the past 5 years of trading.

Images are shown for representational purposes. Access to holiday home is subject to park opening times.

Park cannot be used as a permanent residence. Haven Leisure Ltd is registered in England (No. 01968698) and is a FCA appointed representative of Bourne Leisure Limited (t/a Haven). Bourne Leisure Ltd is registered in England (No. 04011660) and is authorised and regulated by the FCA (Financial Services Register No. 312847) as a credit broker and insurance distributor. Registered office: One Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 4YL. We may receive commission from the finance provider if you enter into an agreement with them.

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