How to get there
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 apply to coastal car park.
- the Countryside Ranger Service co-ordinates the day-to-day management of this site
- wheelchair accessible viewing platform and picnic area. Located close to the WC facilities, this area contains 4 picnic tables and a wooden platform giving a fantastic view across the bay
- toilet facilities, including disabled toilets, are available on-site
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!
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.