Based in East Lothian, Barley Cottage holiday accommodation sits in 1,100 acres of beautiful farmland and is in an ideal location for walking, cycling and other outdoor activities. There are endless options for walkers and wildlife fanatics from the moment you step out of the front door. Both countryside and coastal routes are plentiful, whether you are looking for a relaxing breath of fresh air or a more energetic march to burn off some of the inevitable holiday indulgences.
East Lothian boasts many beautiful golden beaches offering a variety of activities on both wet and dry land. Gullane, Yellowcraigs, Tyninghame, Seacliff and North Berwick beaches are all within easy reach.
Golfers will also be spoilt for choice. East Lothian is one of the best regions for golf in Scotland, with 22 courses offering choice to golfers of all standards. The famous golf courses at Dunbar, Gullane and North Berwick and The Open Championship course, Muirfield, are all within 15 minutes’ drive.
Explorers won’t be forgotten with pretty villages, historic castles and museums to visit. There are also lots of things for families and to keep little ones happy. With sandy beaches, animal farms, horse riding, parks a plenty, crafting fun and swimming pools galore, children young and old will be spoilt for choice.
Haddington, Gullane, North Berwick and Dunbar are all close by and offer an array of delightful shops, lively pubs, restaurants and leisure activities.
See ‘Visit East Lothian’ for general information and our own recommendations below