John Muir Birthplace, 126 High Street, Dunbar, EH42 1JJ.

John Muir’s Birthplace is located off the A1, in the centre of the town, towards the north end of the High Street.


Dunbar Station is just a 10 minute walk away. There is a train service to Dunbar from Edinburgh, Musselburgh and the south.

For timetables see National Rail.


Regular bus services run throughout the year to and from Edinburgh city centre, Berwick-upon-Tweed and North Berwick. All stop within easy reach.

For timetables see East Coast BusesBorder Buses and Eve Coaches.


We are signposted off the A1 from the north and south and can be found in the centre of the town, towards the north end of the High Street.

Free parking is available on the High Street for 90 minutes or at the Dunbar Leisure Pool. Coach parking is available at the Leisure Pool car park.


We are on National Route 76 of the National Cycle Network which runs from Berwick-upon-Tweed to Edinburgh, Stirling and Kirkcaldy, with the route on both sides of the Forth.

Cycle racks are available either side of our main entrance and outside the Bank of Scotland.

A public cycle pump is available outside Dunbar Train Station and at the Bleachingfield Centre.


We are at the eastern end of the John Muir Way which runs between Dunbar and Helensburgh and has a link to the Southern Upland Way.

Electric Car Charging

Electric car charging points available at Bleachingfield Centre car park and Lauderdale House, EH42 1AD.