About the area

Blindwells sits in the heart of East Lothian, which boasts 40 miles of picturesque Firth of Forth coastline from Edinburgh to Dunbar, making it a fantastic location to enjoy the best of outdoor living.

Local highlights include...

  • The nearby coastal towns of Gullane & Aberlady both offer attractive beaches, shops and high quality restaurants, including the Michelin starred Tom Kitchin’s The Bonnie Badger in Gullane.
  • Musselburgh is the next settlement along the Firth of Forth from the Edinburgh suburb of Leith. Musselburgh Race Course provides seasonal fixtures which are a highlight in the racing calendar.
  • The popular market town of Haddington is situated approximately 8 miles to the east offering a range of shops and eateries as well as a farmer’s market.
  • Edinburgh Airport is conveniently located just 20 miles away and provides a range of domestic, European and international services.


North Berwick

  • North Berwick is a seaside town on the eastern side of the county roughly 14 miles from Blindwells. North Berwick is home to an eclectic mix of shops, cafes and bars, not to mention world-renowned golf courses. Just a 30-minute train journey from Edinburgh, North Berwick offers striking views out to the Firth of Forth and the Bass Rock.
  • A jam-packed year-round events programme provides entertainment with highlights including the North Berwick Highland Games, Fringe by the Sea and Puffin Fest, which celebrates the return of the puffins to the local islands.

A Golfer's Paradise

East Lothian, home of the 2015, 2018, 2019 and 2020 Scottish Opens, boasts 21 Scottish golf courses (from 18 golf clubs) along 30 miles of stunning coastline, including the largest concentration of Championship links golf courses anywhere in the world.

From one of the oldest golf courses in the world to some of its most revered and true hidden gems, East Lothian has an unparalleled selection of courses to suit golfers of all standards.

Some of Scotland’s best golf courses can be found in East Lothian including; Muirfield, North Berwick, Gullane No. 1 and The Renaissance.

Nature and Attractions