Popular Lettings in North Berwick
Highlights in North Berwick
- Lovely beach
- Traditional Scottish coastal town
- Historic Tantallon Castle
- Fresh seafood
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Holiday rentals and lettings in North Berwick
North Berwick – an archetypal Scottish coastal town and a complete delight! It boasts a golf course, castle ruins, lovely beaches and plenty of gorgeous nature to feast on, with outstanding coastal views and extensive sea life. Looking for a holiday rental in North Berwick? For gorgeous sea views look east around the Misley Bay area. For a home next to a family-friendly park, look for lettings close to Lodge Ground just south of the centre. For easiest access to the train station, there is a wide choice of lettings at your disposal in the west side of the town.Traditional yet perfectly modern – a recipe for a great holiday rental
Flats dominate the housing stock in North Berwick. They are often located in traditional stone houses and boast high ceilings and a distinctly ‘period’ feel, whilst being completely modern and comfortable inside. And if you look just outside of the town, there are some quite spectacular houses to choose from!
Holidays in North Berwick
The area and getting around
North Berwick, a delightful coastal town in the east of Scotland, is the perfect coastal escape from city life, and a popular place to spend the weekend for visitors to nearby Edinburgh. It is easy to travel between North Berwick and the city by train, which runs every 30 minutes to an hour. North Berwick is small and cosy and easy to traverse by foot. Its main feature is its fabulous sandy beaches in West Bay which stretches west of the town towards Edinburgh, and Milsey Bay to the east, separated in the middle by a cute harbour.Enjoy the best of both worlds!
North Berwick is a great place to stay if you want to explore Edinburgh and then escape from the bustle of the big city at the end of the day. The prices of holiday rentals here are also lower. With its gorgeous beaches and laid-back lifestyle, it is an ideal option for families who want to dip their fingers in the fine cultural and architectural offerings of Scotland’s capital in the morning and then come home to their holiday rental for a fine afternoon relaxing on the beach.
Travellers and activities
Whether you fancy a simple stroll on the beach or you are after something more challenging, the nature surrounding North Berwick offers something for everyone. An easy walk from North Berwick to Dirleton along the beach makes for an enjoyable way to spend the day. Alternatively, you could try more difficult routes, like those along John Muir Way or Water of Leith. And don’t miss the Pentland Hills, which boast a variety of circular walks and stunning natural scenery. From some of the hills on a clear day you may even catch some breath-taking views of the city of Edinburgh.North Berwick for cyclists
Much like hikers, cyclists will also find many attractive routes around North Berwick. John Muir Way, with its hidden rivers, iconic hills and beautiful coastline is the most popular route, so get your gear and soak in the scenery. You may even consider spending a day with the North Berwick Cycling Club, which is an informal group that goes on rides every Sunday, starting at 8am. They go on various routes in the area, averaging 3 hours in length.
Golfers take note! North Berwick is in East Lothian, which is home to no less than19 golf courses, including the oldest surviving course in the world!
Top 5 travel tips in North Berwick
A 14th Century fortress overlooks the town, high on a cliff’s edge. This sandstone castle survived many historical events until it was finally destroyed in 1651. Its fascinating ruins are proof of its prominence to this day.2. Touch the sky at the National Museum of Flight
This hands-on and interactive museum delves into UK’s aviation history over the past century. Located in the best preserved airfield in the whole country, it features an impressive collection of aircraft and detailed displays of wartime footage.3. Try fresh seafood at the Lobster Shack
A beloved North Berwick establishment, this restaurant has been serving fresh catches for many years. There will probably be a queue, but it is well worth the wait to try its exquisite famous half-lobster and chips.4. Climb the North Berwick Law
The North Berwick Law stands at 187 meters above sea level and boasts striking views of the town, the coastline and even the city of Edinburgh beyond. A particular point of interest for history buffs, as they will find entire settlements preserved from the Iron Age.5. Take a stroll on the John Muir Way
The John Muir way extends across 134 miles of Scottish heartland and it is considered one of Scotland’s natural treasures. If you are not able to do a long walk, you can do the shorter part of the trail that crosses North Berwick.