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Longniddry to North Berwick - 14 miles at a brisk pace

  • 2 days ago · 10:30 AM
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We'll be getting the 10.33 North Berwick train to Longniddry and from there walking through the grounds of Gosford House, the village of Aberlady and the nature reserve, along the beach to North Berwick. 

Please note the walk on the beach can make the walk seem longer than 14 miles.  

Please wear walking shoes/boots (not flip flops) and suitable clothing (not jeans), You'll also need a torch or head torch for the last half hour or so.  Bringing food and a drink to see you through the day is also a good idea. 

Dogs are not allowed on this walk as we will be going though the Nature Reserve at Aberlady where they are banned.

This is a full day out as our walk time will be around 5 and a half hours, plus an hour travelling.  As it's Sunday service this can add up to another hour waiting for the train home (at 20 past the hour).  Of course, if there's time to kill we'll make good use of it with refreshments at the The Ship Inn before heading to the station via the Co-op for those 'in the know'.  Don't count on being back in Edinburgh for before 6PM though. 

Travel details:

The North Berwick train is usually from Platform 4 which is at the rear of the station away from the shops etc, so allow time to find the train. Buy a day return ticket to North Berwick which costs £6.80.   Alternatively you can drive to Longniddry, and get the train back from North Berwick (£4.70).  If you're coming by car, it's helpful to let us know you plan on meeting us at Longniddry Station.

Disclaimer

Walkers are responsible for their own safety, and no member or organiser from the group can be held responsible in case of any mishap. By signing up for this walk you are understood to have agreed to these terms

I reserve the right to enquire regarding, and decide on the suitability of guests for this event changing RSVPs if necessary.

It is not acceptable to turn up for this event without a confirmed place.  Please check you remain on the guest list from 10AM on the day prior to the event.

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  • Linda

    Thanks for organising a fabulous walk Allan and to everyone else for making this a great day out. 😊

    Yesterday

  • Allan

    Walking in the sunshine, in December. Another of so many great days out walking this route.

    Yesterday

  • Nat

    Such a gorgeous day. Sunbathing in December, who would have thought. Thank you everyone for making it such a nice outing and Allan for making it possible :)

    1 · Yesterday

  • Olga

    Fantastic walk, weather and company :-)

    1 · 2 days ago

  • Paula H

    What a fabulous and perfect day ..in
    all ways!! Thank you so much
    everyone.

    2 · 2 days ago

  • Yvonne

    Hi running late, not going to make meet up at longniddry. Going to drive and do part of walk so may see you further down the coast. Sorry . Need to be better organised for the next time. Yvonne

    2 days ago

  • Anna

    I'll be driving so meet you in Longniddry

    2 days ago

  • Louise D.

    Hope to see you in nb

    3 days ago

  • Linda M

    Sorry for late pull out. Knee has given way this evening...although not totally incapacitated probably best not to push it tomorrow. Sorry.

    3 days ago

  • John B

    Sorry for late call off but now need to be in town in the afternoon.

    3 days ago

  • Carrianne L.

    Hi, sorry not going to be able to make it tomorrow. I feel I should start with a shorter walk as will be first time walking a distance. I will probably start with Arthur's Seat. Thanks. Hope I am not taking up a space - won't book it again till I am ready.

    3 days ago

  • Sanja

    Hi Allan, I need to be in Edinburgh tomorrow by 6pm. Please can you confirm if these is visible ?

    3 days ago

    • Allan

      I can't promise but unless there's some unusual reason that the walk is quite slow you should be ok for the 17:20 train back to Edinburgh. It might be necessary to leave the group as we come into North Berwick and walk directly to the station.

      1 · 3 days ago

  • Linda

    Just to let you know I will meet you at Longniddry as I will be bringing my car. 😊

    1 · 3 days ago

  • Susana Ines G.

    Hi, I would love to go, but my little boy is going to be with me on Sunday and I don't think he will manage to keep going on this long walk. Then, if someone else is interested, please, take my place. Such a shame. It looks a great walk.

    6 days ago

  • Derek

    Sorry... won't make it now due to work. :(

    6 days ago

  • Mark G.

    I'm dropping out so someone else can have my space

    November 29

  • Carrianne L.

    Hi first meet up with the walking group. Where do you meet at Wakerley Station? Hope to hear from someone soon. Looking forward to it. Thanks Carrianne x

    November 27

    • Allan

      We meet on the train at Waverley. Even if you don't see us on the train once you get to Longniddry we'll be fairly noticeable

      November 27

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