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- Twenty minutes' drive or 40-minute bus journey to Princes Street
- Next door to Royal Musselburgh Golf Club
- Local bus to Edinburgh every ten minutes
Don't dither about whether to focus on the accommodation or the location of Drummohr Caravan Park in lovely Lothian, for both are equally topping.
The placement of the park is pretty perfect too, with Edinburgh in one direction and the hikes of the East Lothian countryside in the other – the Edinburgh to Prestonpans section of the 134-mile path John Muir's Way passes within five minutes of the site. More? The sands and shoreline of the coast are a few miles away and there's even a golf club (the Royal Musselburgh) right next door…
Like the accommodation and grounds, the Drummohr amenities are modern, clean and well maintained by William and his team: two tiled shower and toilet blocks, each with chemical disposal and a fully-equipped laundry room with metered laundry facilities. Drinking water points and waste disposal are both close to the spacious pitches.
One final little touch? The playground right in the centre of the site, to occupy the offspring while parents get prunelike in the hot tubs.
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The park is convenient to Scarborough. The kids park is ...
Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Gas cylinders available
Touring and motorhomes
Drainage hook-up points for tourers
Fully serviced pitches
Motorhome service point
Tourer storage facilities
Water hook-up points for tourers
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Indoor pool nearby
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Public transport nearby
Large (51-200 pitches)
- Coach stations
Dalkeith: High Street Coach Stop — 4.6 miles
4.6 miles Eskbank: Toll Bus Stop — 5.1 miles
5.1 miles Edinburgh: St Andrew Square Bus Station — 7.2 miles
- Train stations
Wallyford Rail Station — 0.7 miles
0.7 miles Prestonpans Rail Station — 1.3 miles
1.3 miles Musselburgh Rail Station — 2.8 miles
- Ferry ports
Leith Newhaven Harbour Ferry Landing — 7.7 miles
7.7 miles Inchcolm Island Ferry Landing — 12.7 miles
12.7 miles South Queensferry Ferry Landing — 15.0 miles
Edinburgh Airport — 13.8 miles
The park is 4km east of Musselburgh and 2km south of Prestonpans, between the B1361 and the B1348. The campsite is signposted alongside both roads. Follow the signs from the A1 at Wallyford.
The local bus to Edinburgh runs every ten minutes during the day, every 20 minutes in the evenings, and every hour at night; the journey takes about 40 minutes, and if you decide to drive instead, you should be at Princes Street in about 20 minutes.
You could be there for yonks if you considered all the things to see and do in excellent Edinburgh, but if you're only spending one or two days there, recommended options are Edinburgh Castle (but of course), Holyrood Palace, the National Museum of Scotland and Edinburgh Zoo: climb Corstorphine Hill where the zoo is for first-class views of the city.
Elsewhere, Drummohr's location makes it easy to get to all types of days out around coast, countryside or Scotland's historic houses and stately homes. Very close to home, the Prestongrange Industrial Heritage Museum has free entry and is a few minutes' walk from the park.
Other recommended trips nearby include Tantallon Castle on its headland overlooking the Firth of Forth, trailing nature at the John Muir Country Park or the Lammermuir Hills, an afternoon among the gardens at Tynninghame House, or taking a boat ride around Bass Rock to see the massive gannet colony (a massive number, not massive birds).
At nearby Dunbar, boat trips are available around its historic harbour, as well as sea angling, boat angling and diving in the nearby waters. The Dunbar harbour kittiwakes are fairly famous: there are about 60 breeding pairs here.
If the kittiwakes and the Bass Rock boat ride get you pondering more about the winged life of the area, the Scottish Seabird Centre is a little bit back along the coast from Dunbar at North Berwick.
- Palace of Holyroodhouse (6.4 miles)
- Our Dynamic Earth (6.5 miles)
- The Royal Yacht Britannia (6.9 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.