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Stage 8: Prestonpans to North Berwick – John Muir Way

Stage 8: Prestonpans to North Berwick – John Muir Way

16.2 mi
2.4 mph
350 ft
350 ft
Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

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Tour Overview

Starting Point
4.53 mi

Longniddry Bents

Hiking Highlight

13.2 mi

Yellowcraig Beach

Hiking Highlight

16.2 mi



Tour Profile

  • Elevation
  • Waytypes & Surfaces


Hiking Path: 5.14 mi
Path: 0.72 mi
Footpath: 6.06 mi
Street: 2.25 mi
Road: 0.78 mi
State Road: 1.26 mi


Natural: 4.24 mi
Unpaved: 1.31 mi
Gravel: 2.55 mi
Paved: 0.97 mi
Asphalt: 7.09 mi
Unknown: < 109 yd

Weather Forecast


Dan Hobson planned a hike.

September 26, 2022


  • Dan Hobson

    The landscape is a curious blend of patchwork fields, industrial heritage, grand castles and golden coastline.


    From Prestonpans, you follow the Forth to Port Seton and soon arrive at Longniddry Bents, a beach and grassland with base-rich soils that allow rare plants to flourish.


    The trail heads inland

    September 27, 2022

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