Our coastal location makes us the perfect base for;
Bird Watchers hoping to spot some of the 250 species of Bird listed in this Grade One Site of Special Scientific Interest in Ornithology
Golfers wishing to partake in the history of the game and play golf on some of the 21inspiring local courses.
Walkers wishing to explore the sandy beaches, cliffs, harbours and castles.
Christmas & Hogmanay 2010, we have prepared our Christmas menus, and are already taking bookings, whether it may be for a works Christmas Party or a quiet family Christmas lunch or you are ready to confirm your plans for Hogmanay, we will be able to help you.
20 minutes by road from central Edinburgh
* From Glasgow & West Scotland
* Join M8 to Edinburgh City Bypass A720
* Then take A1 South
* Exit at Bankton Junction following signs to North Berwick
* Travel through Longniddry to Aberlady
From South & East
* Follow A1 North
* Exit at Haddington junction
* Join A6137 to Aberlady
* Coaches stay on A1 and take Bankton Junction to avoid low bridge
The Hotel is situated on Main Street on the Left hand side
Aberlady is under 5 mins from the nearest railway station of Longniddry.
From Edinburgh Waverley, trains stop at Old Craighall, Musselburgh, Wallyford, Prestonpans, Longniddry, Drem and terminates in North Berwick.
For information, National rail Enquiries
Tel: 08457 48 49 50
Scotrail website http://www.scotrail.co.uk
Main East Coast line GNER http://www.gner.co.uk
National website http://www.networkrail.co.uk
On-line rail ticket booking system http://www.thetrainline.com
Edinbugh International Airport is located around 7 miles west of the capital, with the A1 only a couple of miles away, this means that the airport can be accessed in around 40 mins. Additionally Newcastle, Glasgow and Glasgow Prestwick Airports are all under 2 hours away.
You can catch the X5 or the 124 First Bus Services from Edinburgh, St Andrew Square (West side) which will take you out of Edinburgh and into East Lothian, reaching Aberlady after Longniddry. There is a bus stop just outside the Duck's Hotel and takes around 30mintues from Edinburgh.
Alternatively you could catch the same bus from Longniddry Train Station, if travelling in from Edinburgh by train, the bus stop in Longniddry is across the road from the station, and buses come every 12 and 42 minutes past the hour.
To download timetables please follow This Link
If you are looking for ideas to keep the children busy throughout the Christmas holidays, or the kids want some ideas and inspiration for cards and gifts them take a look at our Winter KidsZone. Jam packed full of fun ideas that everyone can get involved in! Activities for indoors and out - some are messy, some are not! What are you waiting for?!?!
We all know that the festive period is a time for giving, spending time as a family and for over indulging, and we are here to help! Our Christmas recipe section has lots of tasty treats to satisfy the sweet and savoury cravings of the whole family. Get busy in the kitchen with the kids and enjoy some delicious food together this Christmas.