Gilsland Park enjoys a great location on the edge of the town of North Berwick, and is just a short walk from the town centre, harbour area, beaches and numerous golf courses. Speaking of golf, if you manage to master the course at North Berwick, there are another 20 courses in east lothian - also known as Scotland's Golf Coast. These will all afford a challenge to your game while offering brilliant views of the coast and sea.
The park itself is open from March to January, and offers a whole range of accommodation. There are traditional pitches for permanent holiday homes available to buy for those looking to enjoy North Berwick on a regular basis. The holiday fleet offers Glamping in Cabins and Studios, 2 and 3 bedroomed holiday homes all with glorious views and outside sun decks. For those looking for a little more luxury, there are both 1 bedroomed lodges with Hot Tubs - perfect for a couple - right up to large 3 bedroomed family lodges with hot tubs (for those with larger groups).
For those of you who want your very own bolt hole by the sea, come and speak to us about Holiday Home ownership. We have some UNBEATABLE offers on holiday homes at this time of year, please get in touch to arrange a tour of the site and to view our holiday homes for sale.
North Berwick looks out over the Firth of Forth, and islands of volcanic rock are visible all along the coastline. The town also has a number of quirky independent stores as well excellent cafes and restaurants.
Away from North Berwick itself, a short train journey will take you into Edinburgh, where there is an excellent zoo, museums, art galleries, parks, and amazing boutique shops where you can spend hours browsing.
If you are looking to stay closer to the park, the area is surrounded by countryside and farmland, with rolling hills also easily accessible if you are looking for some great vantage points of this part of Scotland.
North Berwick is a beautifully secluded location, yet one that is close enough to the major attractions of the area should you wish to visit them, and is a great place for a holiday.
North Berwick is an attractive seaside resort and harbour town located on the southern side of the Firth of Forth, where it meets the North Sea. Most of the busy town’s “going’s on” happens around the harbour, which is nestled in between the two sandy bays.
Looking out to the Forth, the sea is dotted with islands of volcanic rock. The most famous of which is the Bass Rock, with its towering cliffs, this is home to the world’s largest and most spectacular Gannet colony. Fidra, another of the islands off the coast of North Berwick, is thought to be the inspiration for Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure island. Boat trips to these and other islands can be arranged at the harbour to view the wonderful wildlife of Gannets, Puffins, Sealions and more. Fishing and Deep Sea Diving trips can also be arranged.
North Berwick makes an excellent base for exploring the sandy bays & rocky coves of the scenic Firth of Forth. If you venture inland you can discover the beautiful unspoilt countryside of East Lothian (“The Garden of Scotland”) including the picturesque villages of Stenton, Garvald, & Dirleton and the historic county town of Haddington. Along the “Coastal Trail” there’s lots to see at Dunbar and other fishing harbours.
North Berwick itself offers the visitor a good variety of shops cafes & restaurants, as well as a full range accommodation. There are plenty of places to walk, including, North Berwick Law, a lump of volcanic rock some 613ft high, and although steep in places, the views from the top are one of the best views in the area. The Lammermuir Hills are also a mere 30 minute drive from North Berwick for those who like hill walking.
Today, visitors from all over Scotland, Britain, & the rest of the world are attracted to this charming coastal holiday resort with it’s pleasant situation, lovely beaches & scenery, yet just half an hour, by car or train from Scotland’s capital city Edinburgh.
With lots of things to see & do, in and around East Lothian, you’ll find it a relaxing place for an interesting and healthy holiday.
Children love the safe, sandy beaches, so it’s a popular place for a family summer holiday, and the pleasant East Coast climate makes North Berwick an ideal choice for a short holiday in the Spring, Summer Or Autumn.
Many Visitors return year after year, just like the Puffins and Gannets, so why not discover North Berwick yourself? To book your holiday in North Berwick please call 01620 89 3790.