Saturday, 31 July 2021 (Group: Balerno)
Start time 9:20
13 miles / 20.9 km
(Estimated finish time: 0:00)
A circular 13-mile walk from Gullane following the scenic coastal path to North Berwick via Yellowcraigs and returning via the John Muir way. The route offers two options to leave the walk for anyone who would like a shorter walk. Please note that the Walk Leader will be doing Option C. It’s still forecast to be warm, so remember sun cream, sun hat, towel if you fancy a paddle, as well as hand sanitizer and face mask. Money too for carpark and ice cream if needed. The tide will be on its way out but low tide isn’t until early afternoon.
7miles-circular route, ascent 100m
Walk Description: Walk from Gullane beach car park along the coastal paths to Yellowcraigs. Here you will find free public toilets and ice cream van, usually Mr Whippy. From Yellowcraigs you can return to Gullane via the John Muir Way
7 miles - linear route, ascent 100m ( public transport)
Walk Description: Walk from Gullane beach car park along the coastal paths to Yellowcraigs and then walk along the beach to North Berwick. Here you can enjoy the beach, harbour, unique shops, ice cream parlour and eateries. Public toilets available. From North Berwick you can return to Gullane via bus (Edinburgh bus 124)
Option C (NOTE-this is the route Walk Leader will take)
13.5 miles - circular route, ascent 100m
Walk Description: Walk from Gullane beach car park along the coastal paths to Yellowcraigs and then walk along the beach to North Berwick. Return to Gullane via John Muir Way.