Gullane Bents

How to get there

By bus

East Coast Buses operate service 124/X24 that goes via Gullane village. From there it is a 10 minute walk up to the beach.

By bicycle / car

Gullane Bents car park is signposted from the A198 coast road at the west end of Gullane village.

Parking charges

Parking charges apply to coastal car park.


The wide sandy bay at Gullane is one of the most popular beaches in the east of Scotland, attracting locals, and visitors alike. It is popular for walkers, kite-surfers, horse riders and just about everyone else on a fine summer's day!

Natural history

The dune grasslands support a wide variety of plant species such as viper's bugloss. Elsewhere, dense stands of sea buckthorn provide a habitat for many breeding birds, as well as shelter for foxes, small mammals and a small population of roe deer.