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Best things to do in Dunbar

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Museum
“Museum on John Muir founder of the US national parks) who grew up here and got his love of nature from exploring the beautiful surroundings as a child”
6 locals recommend
Pub
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“Very friendly waiting staff and excellent food. Can be reached by lovely coastal cliff walk from Belhaven Beach.”
6 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Learn to Surf, Bodyboard, Stand Up Paddle and Coasteer with Coast to Coast. High quality lessons, hire, vouchers and tours from Dunbar, Scotland. ”
6 locals recommend
Golf Course
“Dunbar is an Open Qualifying Championships links course, so if you're a golfer, play here and you can walk in the footsteps of some of the greatest golfers, including Sergio Garcia amongst many others. It's a challenging course, with stunning sea views and a friendly clubhouse to relax in afterwards.”
2 locals recommend
Gym
“A fun leisure pool for the whole family. The pool has a beached area with water characters for younger children to play on, as well as a wave machine, water jets and flume. There's also a soft play area, health suite (sauna, steam room and relaxation area), gym and plenty of fitness classes.”
4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Gorgeous seafood restaurant that has won awards. Very small and not open all the week so worth checking/booking in advance”
5 locals recommend
Cafe
“Friendly staff, great coffee and hot chocolate and a good range of simple sandwiches, soups etc.”
6 locals recommend
Bakery
“Morning rolls, pastries, pasties, you name it! Support the local community here. Has a small cafe.”
4 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“8 Minutes walk from my flat, this is a local surfers destination. The beautiful bay is a great favourite for all types of water sport enthusiasts. I own a sea kayak (Tarpon 2 seater) that can sometimes be hired during your stay. This is a great day out. ”
4 locals recommend
Rv Park
“Easy parking and access to the beach at Belhaven Bay. Local surf school offers lessons and wetsuit/board rentals for £20 for 2 hours. ”
3 locals recommend
Establishment
1 local recommends
Bar
“Local pub with live music on a Wednesday, good food (you can get fresh lobster just off the boat in the harbour if you're lucky!)”
3 locals recommend
Playground
“A hidden gem in Dunbar within walking distance of the cabin. Swings and climbing frames for all ages of children and an excellent cafe offering a good selection of gluten free options. Outdoor seating in the summer months.”
3 locals recommend
Food & Drink Shop
“ITS AN AMAZING PLACE TO BUY YOUR ESSENTIALS AS WELL AS DISCOVER A BIT MORE ABOUT DUNBAR.”
3 locals recommend
Harbor / Marina
“A lovely harbour to walk around. Kittiwakes nest on the cliff castle walls during the summer months. There's also a couple of friendly seals who usually pop up beside the fishing boats!”
2 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“A nice Italian restaurant offering great value meals in a friendly atmosphere.”
4 locals recommend