Category: Days Out

Sparkling Dunbar Harbour Festival 2022

The Dunbar Harbour Trust is delighted to announce the 10th Anniversary of the Sparkling Dunbar Harbour Festival on Sat 13th August 2022 (subject to licenses and permissions). A fantastic free community event for all ages! The festival will include live music, market stalls, children’s dance & entertainment, rowing testers, food and the all important beer […]

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RNLI Lifeboat Day

The RNLI annual Lifeboat Day will take place in Dunbar Harbour on Sat 16th July 2022. The spectacular day returns, where people get the chance to enjoy many performances and activities, along with the Crowning of the Gala Queen. An opportunity to have a great day out with your family and friends, and support the […]

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Soldiers and Sailors of the’45

Dunbar’s 18th Century battery fort comes to life as the military moves back in for a day of living history displays. It is 1745 and the Jacobite threat looms large. Dunbar harbour bustles with activity as the British army of Sir John Cope disembarks, anxious to meet with the enemy in the coming days. – […]

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Open Doors Day at Dunbar Harbour

McArthur’s Store, or Spott’s Girnell (granary) as it was first known, was first recorded in 1658 located on a spur of rock within the eastern harbour of Dunbar that had been established a few years earlier under Oliver Cromwell. Early charters described the property as the “white herring house with girnell” with its close, yards, […]

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