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Why go to Duck's

About Ducks Inn and Aberlady

The historic village of Aberlady is in the heart of the East Lothian countryside but only fourteen miles drive by car or an eighteen-minute train ride (from Longniddry train station) to the heart of Edinburgh.  

Explore East Lothian

Aberlady is an ideal base for exploring all that East Lothian has to offer; beautiful countryside, sandy beaches, historic buildings and birdwatching. 

Aberlady itself is home to the Aberlady Bay Bird Sanctuary and the Scottish Ornithological Centre. 

East Fortune Air Museum housing Concorde, the Scottish Seabird Centre, Myreton Motor Museum, Dirleton and Tantallon Castles are all within easy reach. 

Summer boat trips can be taken from North Berwick to The Bass Rock or the Isle of May.  The historic towns of Dirleton, Dunbar and North Berwick are ready to be visited for shopping and beaches!  

Scotland's Golf Coast

If you are a golfer then Aberlady is the perfect place in Scotland – or indeed the world – in which to find yourself!!  We are at the centre of Scotland’s Golf Coast – the real home of golf! 

Our coast is dripping with Links courses… There are nineteen courses within fifteen minutes’ drives of Ducks Inn; ten have hosted championships and five have been qualifiers for The Open at Muirfield. 

Archerfield Golf Course and The Renaissance Club are less than ten minutes from us.  The historic courses of St Andrews are also only a scenic ninety minutes away by car. 

Known for Fine Dining

Ducks has been synonymous with fine dining since its early days in the centre of Edinburgh. The restaurant in Aberlady now offers similar delights and matching standards.

For those looking to experience a great dining experience with a room attached Ducks is the perfect choice!

Find out more here.

2AA Rosette Restaurant

Two AA Rosettes for Culinary Excellence




Bird Watching