Snorkel Trails

The self-led East Lothian Snorkel Trail features five sites on the region’s coast and includes areas that can be explored by beginner and more advanced snorkellers. The trail is part of a wider network of snorkel trails created by the Scottish Wildlife Trust.

Keep safe

It is important that you are aware of water safety before you go snorkelling. You can check out the snorkelling safety tips provided by the Scottish Wildlife Trust. Please also seeEast Lothian Council's water safety advice poster.

The five sites in the East Lothian Trail

Dead Man's Fingers
(c) Linda Pitkin (2020 Vision)

More information on each of the five sites can be found in the East Lothian Snorkel Trail Leaflet.

Hermit Crab
(c) Alexander Mustard (2020 Vision)

Plan your visit

You can find out more information on visiting East Lothian and the range of experiences on offer on the Visit East Lothian website. To find out about the coastal and town car parks (charges apply) and facilities, download the East Lothian Car Park App.

If you're not quite ready to dip your toes into the world of snorkelling and would still like to explore some of the animals along the seashore you might find our Rockpool Ramble - How to video helpful.

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