Dunbar attractions

Beach in Dunbar

Belhaven Bay

Belhaven, or 'beautiful harbour', is about right for this glorious sweep of sand, which arcs beside open sea for nearly 2 miles on the fringes of John Muir Country Park west of Dunbar. Known for its surfing, it's ba…
Museum in Dunbar

John Muir's Birthplace

This excellent interactive museum pays rousing tribute to Dunbar native John Muir (1838–1914), better known as a pioneer conservationist and the father of the US national-park system. Set within the town house that …
Museum in Dunbar

Dunbar Town House Museum and Gallery

This turreted 16th-century town house is home to a small museum outlining Dunbar's history and points of interest, and a gallery exhibiting the work of local artists. It's best seen with a guide from the local histo…