Yellowcraig is a natural cove beach with spectacular views to the 1885 lighthouse on Fidra Island, the inspiration for Robert Louis Stevenson famous tale Treasure Island.
It is a popular family beach, with self guided booklet, barbecue site (which must be pre-booked on 0131 653 5220, ext 4220) and a network of footpaths through the sheltered woodlands and extensive grassland.
There is a dog walk away from the beach where dog bins are provided and the beach is good for horse riding too. A hard surface track provides wheelchair users with an opportunity to get to the top of the dunes on a hard standing area of decking.
There are good pubs and restaurants in Dirleton. The village also boasts a castle, managed by Historic Scotland, with superb gardens, in fact the castle gardens hold the World Record for the longest herbaceous flower bed!
The nearest village is Dirleton and the nearest town is North Berwick. The beach is within walking distance (1km) from Dirleton and there is a regular bus service from North Berwick. The beach is sign posted from Main Street.
Yellowcraig has a large car park (fee applies) and a new toilet block with showers.