Unmissable tourist sites
Dunbar Travel guide
Dunbar : Michelin's recommendations
Dunbar is a holiday resort and excursion centre on the east coast of Scotland. The town is named after the formerly powerful fortress around which it grew. The town stands on the main east coast route, bang in the path of invading armies. It was the scene of two major Scottish defeats, one during the Wars of Independence (1296) and the other during Cromwell's campaign (1650).
Tourist attractions Dunbar : Things to see and do
Queen's Road GB - Dunbar EH42 1LB
This red sandstone church and prominent tower were built in 1821 to replace the collegiate church (1342), erected by the 10th Earl of Dunbar. Ravaged by fire in 1988, the parish church has now been restored. Inside is the imposing marble and alabaste..
Silver Street GB - Dunbar EH42 1EP
This fine 17C building made of red sandstone rubble has an octagonal tower, topped by a redan gable and a bell tower.
High Street GB - Dunbar EH42 1AD
The top floor flat was the home of John Muir (1838-1914) in the early years of his life. This pioneer of geology, explorer, naturalist and eminent conservationist was responsible for setting up the Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks in the USA. A ..
Station Road GB - Dunbar EH42 1JY
Located in the seaside town of Dunbar, The Royal Mackintosh is just 2 minutes’ walk from Dunbar Rail Station. There is an on-site restaurant, and limited free parking is available. Each room at The Royal Mackintosh Hotel has its own TV and DVD play..
16 BAYSWELL PARK GB - DUNBAR EH42 1AE
"Welcome to the Bayswell Hotel in Dunbar. Perched on a cliff top and overlooking the Firth of Forth and Bass Rock, the hotel offers magnificent coastal views.With a restaurant and bar, one can indulge in some fine cuisine and selection of wines,..
11 NEWHOUSE TERRACE GB - DUNBAR EH42 1LG
"The Rossborough Hotel is located in Dunbar on the East Coast of Scotland, an area generally regarded as Edinburgh's seaside. A place where farmland, small harbours, beaches and rolling fairways create beautiful scenery.The hotel is owned and ru..
The Harbour, 25 Lamer St GB - Dunbar EH42 1HG
Unassuming former pub in a working harbour. Wood panelled walls and polished tables are brightened by a welcoming team. Experienced chef uses lesser known cuts from local suppliers and transforms them into good value, full-flavoured dishes.