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I've wanted to visit for ages and was not disappointed!

The layout with the 3 harbours has always intrigued me (try Google Earth) so was looking forward to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Paul E
Creetown, United Kingdom
Canny little place ...

Worth a wander. See the castle ruins. Check fir seabirds if a twitcher. 2 mins from town centre... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mark a
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The layout with the 3 harbours has always intrigued me (try Google Earth) so was looking forward to this trip. It was fascinating to learn and see the history of the place, and was nice to see the efforts of the local community with the...More

Thank Paul E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a wander. See the castle ruins. Check fir seabirds if a twitcher. 2 mins from town centre. Easy parking in nearby streets.

Thank mark a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth taking a walk up to the Harbour...splendid views of the ocean. Leisurely and relaxing time walking and enjoying the Dunbar coastline.

Thank EnglishChinaDoll
Reviewed 5 September 2018

If you're in town, this is worth a look, but not much more. It is undeniably quaint, but offers very little to do other than walk across the short waterfront and look up at where the castle would be if it were still there.

Thank davegering
Reviewed 31 August 2018

This is a gorgeous little working harbour, with small fishing boats busy with their day's catch. There's also a super little fish van selling fresh off the harbour. The backdrop is the ruins of the old Castle where Mary Queen of Scot's was once held....More

1  Thank Edinburghtravelers
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Nice Harbor to visit, people and boat watch and wonderful views. The ruins of Dunbar Castle are near one end of the harbor. Would not have gone out of the way to visit the castle ruins as there is not too much to see from...More

Thank rhenfoot
Reviewed 27 August 2018

What a busy harbour ,what with fishermen etc and the gulls and seals.looking for scraps off the boats

Thank Lorralex
Reviewed 23 August 2018

It was lovely to walk down to see the harbour and watch the fishermen doing their thing, if you get down early enough in the morning you can buy fresh fish from them too (unfortunately I am not a morning person so i didn't make...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Sat under the guard of the castle remains we sat in the sunshine watching the comings and goings of the little boats. It was also very interesting to see the lifeboat in the harbour. Peaceful and relaxing, a lovely peaceful spot away from the traffic.

Thank Sockknitter5
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Often walk round this harbour and appreciate where we live always someone to pass time of day with nothing wrong with a wee blethet

Thank valerie f
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