Yellowcraigs Beach

EH39 5DS

Yellowcraigs Beach

Yellowcraigs Beach is a popular family natural cove beach with spectacular views to the 1885 lighthouse on Fidra Island. This coastal area of forest, beach and grassland in East Lothian has a network of footpaths through the sheltered woodlands and extensive grassland. Yellowcraigs is designated as  Local Nature Reserve and Site of Special Interest and part of the John Muir Way, 73 km path stretching between Fisherrow, Musselburgh and Dunglass

It also has a fantastic outdoor play park for the children and barbecue site.

The island of Fidra, reputedly the inspiration for Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure island, who used to Holiday  lies just to the north-west and is an RSPB nature reserve.

Dirleton village and Direlton Castle with its superb gardens and holds the World Record for the longest herbaceous flower bed, is close by Yellowcraigs Beach.

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