Out and about round Thorntonloch

Recent Beach Cleanliness Results 

  • Fishing from the beach and reef.  Cod, mackerel, bass,
  • Rock pools full of life
  • Dolphins, porpoises and seals often seen off shore, whales sometimes too!
  • More rabbits than Watership Down and the occasional deer wandering through the fields
  • The beach and surrounding walks are abundant with birdlife 
  • The beach is known locally as ‘fossil beach’ many different types can bee see and collected 
  •     Search for fossils the length of the beach
  • Visit Cove a tiny harbour and beach reachable through a long tunnel carved through the cliff
  • Ancient sites like Doon Hill Fort
  • Barns Ness lighthouse and lime kilns
  • Cycle into Dunbar along the coastal cycle path
  • Dunbar High Street filled with interesting small shops, great local produce!
  • Dunbar Leisure Centre, swimming pool, waves, slides and much more
  • Dunglass Colliegate Church and Cockburnspath, a half days trek along the coast
  • More golf courses than you can shake a nine iron at
  • East Links family farm, amazing day out for the kids
  • Foxlake, water sports and aerial walkway for older children and adults

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