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    Getting Here & Opening Hours


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Getting to Waterston House is easy with a variety of road, rail and bus routes available. 

Our Headquarters address

Waterston House
East Lothian
EH32 0PY

01875 871 330

Opening hours

Waterston House is open 10am - 4pm, seven days a week except over the festive period when we are closed 25 and 26 December and 1 January.

The office is open from 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday.

Entry to the center is free and all are welcome

Getting here (road)

From Edinburgh / A1: Waterston House is a scenic half hour's drive from the centre of Edinburgh. Find us immediately off the A198 coastal road, on your left after the 30MPH road sign, just before you enter the village of Aberlady.

From North Berwick: If coming from the direction of North Berwick, go through Aberlady village and as you leave, you'll see a bowling green on your right hand side. We are the next turn-in on your right after the bowling green.

Getting here (public transport)

Visit Traveline Scotland to plan your journey via public transport or call 0871 200 22 33.

By bus: East Coast Bus X24/124 from Edinburgh passes the entrance way to Waterston House. Ask the driver for the ‘Pleasance, Aberlady’. When you’re ready to return home, the bus stop back is right across the road. Visit East Coast Buses to plan your journey and for ticket information.

By train: The nearest railway station is Longniddry. Visit Scotrail for times, fares and ticket information.

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