East Lothian
Musselborough Beach
Musselburgh Beach, also known as Fisherrow Sands, is a pleasant stretch of coastline located near the historic town of Musselburgh, just east of Edinburgh. The beach is popular for leisurely strolls, picnicking, and enjoying the scenic views across the Firth of Forth. It's a favored spot for dog walkers and families, offering a relaxed atmosphere and a children's play area nearby. The promenade along the beach is ideal for walking or cycling, with amenities and eateries accessible for visitors.


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Our Day at Musselborough Beach

Hunting for Sea Glass

While I have not personally visited this particular beach, the information provided on this site is a compilation of contributions and experiences from a community of individuals who have. Their insights offer a broad view of what to expect and how to maximize your sea glass hunting adventure there. If you have had the opportunity to explore this location and gather sea glass, your input would be highly valued. By sharing your experience, tips, or any unique finds in the comment section below, you can help enrich this resource for future visitors and fellow enthusiasts. Your knowledge and perspective are what make this community informative and engaging, so please don’t hesitate to contribute.

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There is parking available along the promenade at Musselburgh Beach, as well as additional parking in nearby streets and designated lots. It's generally easy to find a parking space, though it can get busier on sunny weekends and during local events.


From Edinburgh, take the A1 east towards Musselburgh. Follow signs for Musselburgh and Fisherrow, leading you towards the coastline where the beach is located. Parking can be found along the promenade or in designated areas near the beach.


Public toilets are available near the beach along the promenade.


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