We’re delighted to announce the launch of the EastCoastTours, our open tour buses for visitors and residents to East Lothian.
Our new tours will depart hourly from North Berwick between 30 June and 31 August then every weekend in September, with newly refurbished open top tour buses and a live-guide showcasing all East Lothian has to offer.
Mark Heritage, General Manager, EastCoastBuses commented:
Our dedicated team now provide a comprehensive and great travel experience for over 70,000 customers per week across East Lothian.
Building on our reputation and high standards, we are excited to offer transport links for key visitor attractions in the county, while helping boost tourism in the area. Offering a unique and bespoke customer experience, our live-guided tours are sure to appeal to both the local and tourism markets. We look forward to welcoming our first customer on board later this month.
Attractions on the tour route include Tantallon Castle, North Berwick Gin Distillery, the National Museum of Flight, Chesters Hill Fort and Dirleton Castle.
Paula Ward, Regional Director, Visit Scotland added:
I’m delighted to see the introduction of EastCoastTours – an opportunity to showcase the stunning scenery of East Lothian, what better way than by an open-top bus experience! EastCoastBuses are vital to the residents of East Lothian, and with the introduction of the tour, this adds even more reason for residents and visitors of all ages to explore further. It is wonderful to see EastCoastBuses invest even further into promoting the region, the landmarks and attractions that make it so unique
Hop on- hop off travel all day on EastCoastTours costs £15 per adult and £7.50 per child aged 5 – 15 years old family and concession tickets are also available.
Customers can also choose to travel in and out of Edinburgh or from another East Lothian destination with an East Coast Explorer ticket, including all day hop on- hop off on the tour bus plus unlimited all-day travel on all EastCoastBuses at £18 per adult and £9 per child. Ticket holders can also take advantage of discounts to National Museum of Flight, North Berwick Gin Distillery and Scottish Seabird Centre simply by showing their ticket on entry.