Dunbar is a town in East Lothian, on the south-east coast of Scotland. It is known as Sunny Dunny because it enjoys the most hours of sunshine of any town in the UK. Dunbar was the birthplace of the conservationist John Muir, who was instrumental in the setting up of the National Parks in the USA.
Dunbar Town House Museum, High Street, Dunbar. Opeen 1030-1630 every day from Apr-Sep and 1400-1630 at weekends from Oct-Mar. Photographic displays showing the history of the burgh. Local historic documents can be researched here - there is usually a member of the local history society on hand to offer assistance.Free Entry. edit
John Muir Birthplace Trust, 126 High Street, Dunbar, (firstname.lastname@example.org), . Apr to Oct: 10-5 Mon - Sat, 1-5 Sun; Nov to Mar: 10-5 Wed - Sat, 1-5 Sun. Sited in the house where John Muir was born, this museum highlights the life, work, and achievements of the renowned environmentalist.Free Entry. edit
The kittiwake colony on the cliffs by the harbour.
Dunbar Leisure Pool, (Just off the High Street, overlooking the harbour). Council run swimming pool with flumes and wave pool. Also has a sauna, steam room and gym.edit
Golfing at Winterfield, with the Bass Rock in the background
Dunbar Golf Club, East Links, Dunbar, ☎ 01368 862 317 (clubhouse) (email@example.com, fax: 01368 865 202), . Offers year round play due to the area's renowned temperate climate. Dunbar Golf Club celebrated it's 150th anniversary in 2006, though the current course was designed by the famous golfer Old Tom Morris in 1894. The course is used as a qualifying venue every time the Open Championship is held at nearby Muirfield and all of the major Scottish Championships have been played here.edit
Winterfield Golf Club, St Margarets, North Road, Dunbar (West side of town off A1087 road), ☎ Clubhouse: 01368 862280 (fax: 01368 863562). Offers stunning sea views across the Firth of Forth and Bass Rockedit
Walk the John Muir Way. This long-distance path is being developed by East Lothian Council to follow the coast from Edinburgh to the Borders. The sections of the path either side of the town offer straightforward walking with stunning coastal views. An enjoyable short walk starts at the harbour, heads west past the ruined castle, and then along the top of the cliffs past Winterfield Park and golf course to Belhaven Bay and the John Muir Country Park
In late September there is a Folk Music Festival held in Dunbar.
The Volunteer Arms, 17 Victoria Street, Dunbar, ☎ 01368 862278, . food served 12-9. Lovely traditional bar overlooking the harbour, with an upstairs restaurant and an outside seating area for the sunny days Dunbar is known for.edit