Things to do
All of the history, culture and entertainment Edinburgh has to offer is a short 30 minute drive away.
A selection of enjoyable days out and local attractions for you to enjoy during your stay at Archerfield House.
Foxlake Adventures, Dunbar 16 Miles
Foxlake Adventures is Scotland’s first cable wakeboarding park along with the UK’s only ropes course constructed over water. Located in the heart of East Lothian 16 miles from Archerfield, nestled in a beautiful woodland on the edge of the newly renovated John Muir Way. Whether you want to give wakeboarding a try, tackle zip lines on FoxFall or just chill out on the lake side with a coffee, Foxlake will have something for you.
East Links Family Park, Dunbar, 16 Miles
East Links is a farm themed activity park that brings out the child in all ages! Here you can enjoy a train safari through the animal paddocks, take a leisurely walk round the farm or get up close in the small animal barn. The four level Fortress is an adventure itself and then there are go-karts, trampolines, jelly belly, ball blast arena, hay barn with climbing walls, soft play area, pedal tractors
Edinburgh Zoo, Edinburgh, 23 Miles
For a great day out, you can't beat Edinburgh Zoo. Their world-class attractions and extensive animal collection including the Giant Pandas Tian Tian and Yang Guang, the only two giant pandas in the UK, will provide you and your family with memories to last a lifetime!
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, 23 Miles
Edinburgh Castle dominates Scotland's capital city from its great rock. Its story has helped shape the nation's story. Battles and sieges were fought over it, royalty lived and died within its walls, and countless generations have been and inspired by it.
Scottish Seabird Centre, North Berwick, 5 Miles
A great day out, control the interactive live cameras and zoom in on the amazing wildlife action on the Firth of Forth islands. See wildlife in its natural habitat. The five-star, award-winning Scottish Seabird Centre in North Berwick has something for the whole family.
Glenkinchie Distillery, Pencaitland, 17 Miles
Glenkinchie is a classic lowland distillery, set in an idyllic landscape of rolling barley fields. Your visit begins in our unique exhibition on the original Malting Floors, home to the renowned model distillery. You will then be met by your guide and led through the distillery production area, learning how we make our 'water of life'. To finish your tour, you are welcomed into our bar for a tasting of Glenkinchie Single Malt Whisky.
National Museum of Flight, East Fortune, 8 Miles
Head off on a journey of discovery at this former airfield as you explore the history of aviation from the First World War to the present day. Climb on board Scotland's Concorde, get hands on in our interactive gallery and explore our hangars.
Local Beaches & Walks
Archerfield is neighboured by some beautiful Scottish beaches including:
Yellowcraig beach, Gullane Bents, North Berwick Beach
If you want to enjoy the fresh Scottish air there are lots of local walks which you can enjoy, either on the estate or beyond.
The East Lothian Council website offers further details on many other local routes which you might like to explore in more detail