Dunbar SciFest will be held at
Dunbar Primary School,
John Muir Campus,
Dunbar, EH42 1DG
Bleachingfield Community Centre,
Dunbar, EH42 1DX
Map of Dunbar centre. Showing SciFest venue, parking, and train station.
Getting here by Bus
X6, X8 and 106 buses run by First come and go every hour on Saturday and on Sunday. The 106 buses come and go every hour.
These buses go to Edinburgh, Haddington, East Linton and others.
The 120 buses run by Eve come and go every 2 hours on a Saturday.
These buses come from different places in Dunbar and then go to North Berwick via East Linton.
The 130 buses run by Eve come and go about every 1 to 1 1/4 hours on a Saturday from Spott to Stenton.
The 253 buses run by Perrymans come and go about every hour on a Saturday from Berwick-upon-Tweed to Edinburgh via Eyemouth, East Linton and Haddington.
On Sunday they go every 4 hours on the same route.
Getting here by Train
ScotRail trains from Edinburgh and Musselburgh go every 2 hours. They terminate at Dunbar. Click here for the timetable. Saturdays only.
Cross Country trains from Berwick-upon-Tweed, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow. Trains go every 2 hours northbound and 1 hour southbound on Saturdays. On Sunday they go 2 hours northbound and 2 hours southbound on the same route. Click here for the timetable (train times start on page 14).
East Coast trains from Berwick-upon-Tweed and Edinburgh. Northbound the first morning train goes at 7:45 and every hour until 9:54 and only night train goes at 22:13 on Saturday. Southbound on Saturday the only morning train is the 6:41. The evening trains are the 17:51 and the 19:21. Sunday northbound times are as follows: 11:31, 13:53, 20:52 and 23:12. Southbound: No morning trains, 17:51, 19:21, 20:22 and 21:22. Click here for the timetable (train times start on page 10).
Getting here by Car
The nearest Car Park is the Bleachingfield Centre car park. The Bleachingfield Centre has SciFest activities so don't forget to go.
Car parks in Dunbar
Two supermarket car parks at the end of Friarscroft, off Countess Crescent.
The Bleaching Field Centre, off Countess Crescent.
Dunbar Grammar School car park, off Summerfield Road.
Dunbar Leisure Centre, Victoria Street, off the High Street, enroute to the Harbour.
Dunbar Harbour, Victoria Place.
Lauderdale play park, off Bayswell Road.
Hallhill Healthy Living Centre, accessed through the new housing estate - turn off Spott Road and follow Lochend Road to the end.
ASDA car park, off Spott Road from where it’s a 10-15 minute walk to the John Muir Campus (not the Lochend campus) down Lochend Road, past the Hallhill Healthy Living Centre, through the Hallhill tunnel and across Countess Road.
Disabled car park
This is very small and will be manage to ensure that only disabled badge holders use it. It can be accessed from Countess Crescent, via Countess Avenue, off Countess Road.
Special thanks to Conor Gibson,
a Dunbar Primary School Pupil,
for putting together our Getting Here Guide.