Things to see and do

B&B

Set at the end of a farm lane this 2 bedroom cottage (sleeping 4) has views over fields and woodland and is a nature lovers paradise. Both roe and fallow deer are regular visitors.

Recently renovated the cottage has:

  • Kitchen with dishwasher and washing machine and dining for 4
  • Living room with wood burning stove and a complimentary basket of logs
  • Bathroom with bath and shower attachment
  • 2 double bedrooms, one with double bed and one with twin beds.
  • Enclosed garden with outdoor seating 
  • Oil central heating throughout.
  • Ample parking


Pricing guide: £450 to £600 per week (prices are available for short stays on application).

As a working farm and estate there is always something to see and do, whether it’s saying hello to our pet highland cows, taking a walk round the lake or sampling some of the home baking in our tea room.

For more general information about East Lothian take a look at www.visiteastlothian.org. Below are a few suggestions and highlights.

Nearby places of interest include

  • Preston Mill- originally part of the estate Preston Mill is an 18th Century water mill with distinctive conical-roofed kiln. The mill remained in operation until 1959 and the water-wheel and machinery all still work.
  • Traprain Law- viewed from this estate this hill fort was first fortified in the Bronze age and occupied throughout the Iron Age and Roman period until medieval times. A climb up to the top is rewarded with magnificent views of East Lothian to the coast, you may also meet the wild ponies that now live there!
  • North Berwick- a thriving coastal town North Berwick offers an array of shopping and dining options as well as boat trips on the Firth of Forth. North Berwick is also home to the Scottish Seabird Centre which, among other things, has telescopes to view the thousands of nesting seabirds on the Bass Rock.
  • Tantallon Castle- a formidable stronghold set on the cliff top overlooking the Firth of Forth.
  • National Museum of Flight- Scotland’s national aviation museum The museum is housed in the original wartime buildings of RAF East Fortune which comprises one of the best preserved wartime airfields in the UK and is also home to the Concorde.


 Nearby activities include:

  • Markle Fisheries- 2 fly fishing ponds and one bait only pond and stocked with a range of trout.
  • Foxlake Adventures- Scotland’s first cable wakeboarding park along with the UK’s only ropes course constructed over water.
  • Golf- East Lothian has 22 golf courses catering for golfers of all standards, some courses you’ll of course recognise such as the Championship course at Muirfield. See golf East Lothian for more details.
  • Horse riding at Seacliff Stables- ride across local beaches and the stunning East Lothian countryside at Seacliff stables with horses and ponies to suit all levels of experience.Boat trips to the Bass rock


All linen, towels, heating and services are included. We regret that, because this is a working farm with livestock and game birds, pets are not permitted.

Smoking is strictly prohibited.


For further details or to discuss availability please email philip@smeatonestate.com

Holiday accommodation

Smeaton offers  the perfect mix of peace and tranquillity in a rural setting yet with good amenities close by. 


Set in the heart of East Lothian it is the ideal base from which to explore the beautiful sandy beaches, the picturesque fishing towns of North Berwick and Dunbar and the famous golf courses of the Golf Coast including Gullane, Dunbar and North Berwick.


With good transport links to Edinburgh (40 minute drive to central Edinburgh or a 25 minute train journey from Drem or Dunbar) and all the city has to offer it truly is a perfect Scottish getaway

Annexed to the owners farmhouse is a private one bedroom apartment offering a galley kitchen, double bedroom, bathroom, and living room with wood burning stove and complimentary basket of logs and dining area.


The kitchen is well stocked with pans and utensils: we’ll provide a breakfast basket so that you can prepare yourselves the perfect breakfast at your leisure, just the way you want it.


Wifi is available. 


Pricing guide: £70 - £80 per night

 

Smeaton Estate 

Accommodation available

Two bedroom cottage