North Berwick Law is situated 27 miles
east of Edinburgh, overlooking the town
of North Berwick.
The Car Park for 613ft / 187m North
Berwick Law is just off Haddington Road,
on the outskirts of North Berwick, easily
See also a large Click On
Map for Top Attractions in the area.
The image top is of the B1347 road that runs
up to North Berwick from the National Museum of Flight 5
There is a Cart Track that winds its way
around the Hill all the way to the top. There
are Signs from the Car Par pointing round the
northwest side where you pick up the trail to
There are a number of steeper routes to the
top leading off the Cart Track, some rocky and
slippery in the rain. You are supposed to stay
on the Cart Track to avoid erosion.
Dogs are to be kept on lead as there are a
number of Horses on the Hill, even right at the
The Summit has remains of an Iron Age hill
1709 - an Arch made of a Whale's Jawbone was
erected on the top of the Hill.
1800s early - the building, now a ruin,
close to the top, was used as a lookout during
the Napoleonic War.
2005 - the Arch was removed for safety
2008 - a fiberglass replica of the Arch was
erected to give the Town its famous landmark
The views from the summit are amazing over
North Berwick and the Islands of Craigleith,
and Bass Rock a little south.
2019 - I was sent to the top to get pics
over North Berwick on a real hot sunny day.