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The John Muir Way

From Helensburgh to Dunbar, Scotland
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Ideal walking

We have been visiting the Edinburgh/North Berwick area for a number of years and always try to... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
Lakesholly
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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
East Lothian Section

My wife and I have recently completed the East Lothian section of the John Muir Way,mee did in four... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2016
Gogs63
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Edinburgh (Scotland)
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From Helensburgh to Dunbar, Scotland
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

We have been visiting the Edinburgh/North Berwick area for a number of years and always try to incorporate some walking on the John Muir Way, even though today had gale force winds it was still nice to walk along the coast on an excellent pathway.

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Reviewed 9 December 2016

My wife and I have recently completed the East Lothian section of the John Muir Way,mee did in four sections over a few months. The great thing about the walk is that it's easy to do in sections using public transport. We broke the walk...More

2  Thank Gogs63
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Repeatedly we walked on John Muir way (not all in once but in pieces). We really like this coastal path as it is great in many places.

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Reviewed 29 August 2016

My wife and I came to Dunbar and found this beautiful walk quite by accident, and we were impressed (and felt it a wise decision not to spend another day in Edinburgh). We felt so relaxed walking by the sea, admiring the volcanic rock formations,...More

1  Thank kaijunjiang
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Walked from Helensburgh to Dunbar over 8 days. An amazing trail. Used the John Muir way baggage transfer service with Steve Higson and I agree with the last reviewer that he was great. Would recommend getting the rucksack readers book as this was very helpful....More

3  Thank cj c c
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Subject: The John Muir Way Location: East Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe Title: Great Service from John Muir Way Baggage Service ID#: 379783375 I arranged my John Muir Way walking vacation on my own so I needed someone to move our bags from one hotel/B&B...More

4  Thank peteinphx
Reviewed 23 May 2016

This part of the way is designed to start at Presonpans, but I wanted to start with a bit shorter walk and Longniddry worked well, the train station was an easy 1/2 mile from the trail marker. (To get to the trail head follow the...More

4  Thank HollyM340
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

We walked 15 mile along route 76, from Bo'ness to Abercorn Church ( 3.5 miles from South Queensferry) beautiful scenery on this route, and it was great weather, we could see across the forth to Rosyth and North Queensferry. Great views of the three bridges....More

7  Thank Murdy K
Reviewed 17 December 2015

We carried our own packs, maybe a bad idea!? We stayed @ B&Bs as close to the Way as I could arrange. This was a wonderful way to traverse Scotland and see many of the historical sites, as well as the natural beauty.

6  Thank travelerSt_Croix
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Another beautiful walk at Tyninghame Beach. Wide open golden sands and blue skies made better by the fact that unlike other East Lothian beach walks, it was virtually empty. It is a great pity that East Lothian has decided to spoil this experience and discouraging...More

1  Thank 241Angela
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margrethorne
whare is bilsdean waterfall
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What is the best time of year to walk the Way?
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According to those with whom we spoke while walking the John Muir Way, May and September we're deemed the best. We began on April 28 and finished on May 9 and had great weather and no crowds.
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