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North Berwick - Milsey Bay Beach

North Berwick, East Lothian

An expansive sandy beach with splendid views of the Bass Rock and the Firth of Forth across to Fife. Popular family beach with boat pond built into the rocks providing a safe place for children to sail boats and paddle. Very close to a picturesque harbour.

Beach Type



Disabled access
Camp site


Boat trips

Nature and Wildlife

There is a sea-bird centre and a nature reserve on nearby Bass rock (offshore)

Water Quality





Dogs allowed.

Awards and Recommendations

Green Coast Award

Tourist Information

North Berwick Tourist Information Centre Quality Street North Berwick Tel: 01620 892197


Nearest town: North Berwick
County: East Lothian
Latitude/Longitude: 56.0588, -2.70328
Postcode: EH39 4LE
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around , East Lothian at Explore Britain.


Milsey Bay is the most easterly beach of the two in North Berwick. There are signposts throughout the town. a train service from Edinburgh and a regular bus service.

Nearest Railway Stations

North Berwick (About a mile away)
Drem (Approx. 4 miles away)
Dunbar (Approx. 8 miles away)
Longniddry (Approx. 9 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Free parking

Nearby Car Parks

Marine Parade, North Berwick (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Tantallon Terrace, North Berwick (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
East Road, North Berwick (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Melbourne Place, North Berwick (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
St Andrew Street, North Berwick (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
North Berwick Station, North Berwick (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Ware Road, Dirleton (Unknown stay).
About 2.9 miles away
Drem Station, Drem (Unknown stay).
About 4.9 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in North Berwick