The Harbour Chapel sits on the approach down to Dunbar’s two historic harbours, only a minute’s walk from Victoria Harbour. The castle remnants and the vibrant colours of the fishing boats and lobster creels provides a beautiful location for photographs.


In a bid to reduce congestion and carbon emissions we would urge both staff and guests to use public transport. The Harbour Chapel is located directly opposite Dunbar Leisure Pool which has 127 parking spaces including coach parking and is a short walk from Lauderdale which has 60 spaces including coach parking. Dunbar is a beautiful tourist destination and as such carparks are often full and parking is not guaranteed. We can work with you to accommodate any guests requiring special parking arrangements.

Railway Station Car Parking

There are 76 car parking spaces available at the railway station, including 6 blue badge spaces. Parking is charged, except for blue badge holders.

The historic castle and harbour at Dunbar

Public Transport - Rail Services

Dunbar Railway Station is within a 5 minute walk to the Harbour Chapel. The station is situated on the main East Coast train line and is serviced by Scotrail, LNER and Cross Country. The local the towns and villages of Musselburgh, Wallyford, Prestonpans, Longniddry, Drem, North Berwick and Dunbar all being served by train stations, providing easy access via Edinburgh Waverley, and to the south via the East Coast Main Line.Trains run to and from Edinburgh approximately every hour during the day, with regular trains from central London providing direct access to East Lothian in 4 hours.

From London, Inverness and stops in between:
East Coast Trains – Visit the LNER website

From Musselburgh, Edinburgh and rest of Scotland:
Scotrail and other operators – Visit the Scotrail website

From Plymouth and the West :
Cross Country Trains – Visit Cross Country website

The Berwick-upon-Tweed rail bridge en route to Dunbar

Public Transport - Bus Services

The 3 main bus companies; Borders Buses, East Coast Buses and Lothian Buses provide extensive services throughout East Lothian to both Edinburgh and Berwick upon Tweed. The First Group and Perryman’s Buses operates a regular bus service between Dunbar, Edinburgh and Berwick upon Tweed. Connections are available in Edinburgh for destinations throughout the UK, all buses stop on Dunbar High Street, within a 2 minute walk to The Harbour Chapel.


For guests wanting to have a longer stay and take advantage of the beautiful scenery, water sports, coastal walking or cycling, Dunbar and the surrounding area has an abundance of hotel and self-catering accommodation. Please visit our dedicated accommodation page.

Local Activities - '60 Things To Do In Dunbar'

If you’re looking for something to do in the local area, ’60 Things To Do In Dunbar’ has a fantastic selection of suggested activities which will cater to everyone. For those looking to soak up the local atmosphere, there are historic and cultural sites, unique shops and places to eat and drink. If you’d like to take in the local landscapes and wildlife, there is a wide range of land and water based outdoor sports and activities to suit all ages.

Find us on 'Our Dunbar'

Our Dunbar is a fantastic new directory of everything to see and do in Dunbar. Their website shows places to stay, eat, shop and upcoming events. Check us out under their Venues section.