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John Muir statue High Street Dunbar Scotland.

Visit Dunbar: The John Muir Statue.

Join me for an afternoon exploring the pretty Scottish town of Dunbar in East Lothian. Beautifully perched on the North Sea coast of East Lothian, at first glance it’s easy to dismiss this cosy place as mere eye candy. However, Dunbar actually has bags of history to back up its natural beauty.

Dunbar Castle ruins East Lothian Scotland.

Visit Dunbar: Dunbar Castle ruins.

Let me take you to one of Scotland’s loveliest beaches. We’ll also check out the arresting ruins of an ancient castle and the town’s recently restored eighteenth century battery.

Moreover, we’ll stroll down the charming High Street and pay our respects to John Muir, the hugely influential naturalist, author, philosopher and inventor.

John Muir's Birthplace Dunbar Scotland.

Visit Dunbar: The John Muir Museum.

Muir’s birthplace and childhood home is now a museum and an excellent place to discover the great man’s amazing life story.

Learn about his modest beginnings and tough upbringing at the hands of his fierce father. And, of course, how his life’s work led to him being crowned America’s “father of the national parks”.

John Muir on horseback black and white photograph.

John Muir.

To find out more about this pretty Scottish town, why not Visit Dunbar with my travel articles from:

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Dunbar Battery

John Muir’s Birthplace

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