Thurston Manor Leisure Park is a stunning retreat for holiday lodge, touring caravan, motorhome and static caravan holidays in Scotland. It is located near the picturesque coastline of East Lothian. The park has been rated as five stars by the AA and is a great place for a family break, whether you are looking for relaxation or outdoor adventures.
Thurston Manor is open from mid-February to early January every year, and welcomes guests with motorhomes, and touring caravans, as well as offering a number of static caravan holiday homes and lodges for hire.
Seasonal pitches are available for guests looking to spend an extended break at Thurston Manor or are planning to visit numerous times throughout the year. Those that fall in love with Thurston Manor Leisure Park and want to make it a home from home can also enquire about buying a holiday home or lodge.
A large range of facilities are on hand to ensure guests enjoy the maximum levels of comfort during their stay, including two laundrettes, a chemical waste disposal point, and wireless internet in the bar area.
You will find plenty to do on the site of Thurston Manor, with a children’s adventure playground, swimming pool, and clubhouse all available. Adults can enjoy the sauna and solarium at the site, along with the gym and spa bath. There are also plenty of open spaces around the park for all members of the family to let off steam and have some fun.
At Thurston Manor Leisure Park, you will also find that you have plenty of options for eating and drinking, as well as stocking up on holiday essentials. There is a bar, and restaurant, a café, and takeaway is available. There is BT and Sky Sports.
Live entertainment is provided throughout the year, and is a favourite with many families staying at the holiday park here in East Lothian.
If you love fishing holidays you will enjoy spending time on the lake at Thurston Manor, with 'catch and release' fishing available, along with the option of buying a licence that permits guests to keep three of their catches. The lake is stocked with rainbow trout and has many great pins from which to enjoy a day fishing, with rods and other supplies available at reception.
Away from main part of the park itself, there are miles of woodland walks and nature trails that you can enjoy, both for walks and for cycling. Thurston Manor is set in 175 acres, so many of the trails take in much of the park, and the site reception has provided a number of routes as well as a guide for wildlife spotting while you are out and about.
Further afield, you will find that there are miles of coastline to explore, as well as the chance to visit Edinburgh and Berwick, during your stay.
At Thurston Manor, you will find all you expect from one of Scotland’s leading holiday parks, and much more! We offer a host of on-park facilities that will provide endless hours of fun for the whole family.
Indoor Heated Swimming Pool:
The children will love making a splash in the indoor heated pool at Thurston Manor and there’s a spa bath too, the perfect place for the adults to sit and relax. The swimming pool is open daily with evening adult only sessions.
Gym, Sauna and Steam Room:
The gym at Thurston Manor is well equipped and is the perfect place to enjoy a workout, afterwards a visit to the steam room and sauna will leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed.
The lake at Thurston Manor is an ideal place to while away the hours relaxing and enjoying a spot of fly fishing. Stocked with rainbow trout, it’s perfect for both keen anglers and families who want to try something new. You can purchase catch and release fishing permits for 4 and 8 hours or a full permit that allows you to keep up to three fish. We also have a selection of fishing rods available for hire from reception.
Thurston Manor’s immaculate parkland will exceed your expectations. The park, set in 175 acres of magnificent countryside, is maintained to the highest standards by an experienced team and is home to a diverse range of wildlife.
There are miles and miles of woodland to explore, we have detailed couple of the most popular on park woodland routes below, more detailed information and a map are available from the park reception.
We offer a fabulous indoor heated swimming pool with adjoining sauna, steam room and gym. For your outdoor entertainment we have a children’s play park, picnic area plus a fresh water fishing lake in charming woodland surrounds. Visit our On Park Facilities Page for details of all the facilities available.
Our on-site restaurant and lounge bar offers a wide range of food and drink catering for all tastes, with a fast food takeaway for those nights when you want something quick and simple. Sports fans can enjoy Sky Sports in the Lounge Bar, there’s also free WiFi available so you can enjoy a coffee and check your emails whilst the children play in the games room with arcade. Visit our Bar and Restaurant Page for more information.
The whole family will enjoy our weekend entertainment and there’s plenty going on throughout the main school holidays to keep the little ones entertained. Vinnie, our resident fox makes regular appearances throughout the year. He loves making new friends so be sure to pop along with the children and say hello! Visit the Entertainment Page for full details.
We also have a small shop on site stocked with plenty of essentials, daily newspapers, hot and cold drinks and much more! Should you need to do any laundry whilst on holiday there is a Launderette which is open every day.
DirectionsFrom the South
There's so much to do and see in the local area and to help you make the most of everything that's available we have managed to negotiate a number of discounts at local attractions and activities for our holiday guests and owners. Simply pop into reception and ask for a voucher during your stay.
Nearby, there is:
John Muir Country Park
East Links Family Park
The Scottish Archery Centre
There are few holiday parks that can boast such spectacular surroundings and yet be so conveniently located for sandy beaches, quaint coastal towns, an abundance of historical attractions and an enchanting world class city. Edinburgh is within easy reach of Thurston Manor so you can enjoy the best of laid back country living and vibrant city life. The pretty coastal town of Dunbar is nearby and North Berwick, Haddington and East Linton offer plenty of options for relaxing days out.
In contrast, the region’s rugged coastline offers no less than eight award-winning beaches. Enjoy dramatic sea views and magnificent nature reserves with coastal paths that lead all the way from St Abbs, through the fishing town of Eyemouth and over the border to Berwick-upon-Tweed.
Based on 4 review(s)
scottish borders 22 Mar 2009
It was nice to visit somewhere after not being there for a while to see improvements going on -on a great park in the first place!They are adding family wet rooms and great new pitches although it is the sort of site that I wouldnt mind where I was pitched about. Our children were excited when they seen how the playpark had been added to! Whitesands beach near the new CCC site Dunbar is lovely, just A short drive away.
Thurston Manor Holiday Home Park, Dunbar, Lothian, Scotland
scotland/ scottish borders 11 May 2008
i have been at this site 2 times now in 3 weeks it great lovely people great for kids plenty to do we are going back next week again if i can get booked in try it you will enjoy it pets welcome and so is tents.
Scotland 26 Mar 2008
Went on the easter weekend the site is good food was excellent and bar prices were cheep...
Site was full had a great time staff helpful ....
Great for relaxing and having a wall about.
You also have a family room and a adult only bar which is good for some peace and quite..
East Lothian 21 Jul 2006
We live up the road from Thurston.
we decided we wanted a dry run in the tent to see how easy it was to put up, if the kids wanted to go, and what we havnt got.
Well how surprised to find this place on our doorstep.
Very clean Lovely plenty to do and very helpfull.
The static pitches take up alot of the park but the touring pitches are all close to the amenities. The swing park could do with an OIL though (squeeky swings at midnight)