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About us!

We are a farm themed day out based in East Lothian, where kids and grown-up's can play and learn together!

We have all sizes of Go-Karts, Pedal Tractors, Crazy Bikes, 4 Level Fortress with Slides, Sand Pit, Play park, Sledging Slope, Hay barn, Trampolines, Jelly Bellies, Musical Maze, 18 Hole Crazy Golf* and of course our Safari Train which takes you through the fields to meet our friendly animals! 

On the farm we have Cows, Highland Cows, Sheep, Goats, Pigs, Horses, Donkeys, Deer, Chickens, Rabbits, Guinea Pigs, Rhea, Geese, Ducks, Prairie Dogs, Llamas and Wallabies!

A fun day out for all the family, not just the kids!

Tickets

At the door prices

£19.00 per adult or child

£9.50 for 2 year old's 

£15.20 for concessions (60+, disabled*/registered carer*) 

Family of 4 £72.00 then £1 off thereafter 

Under 2's are FREE

Book your tickets online via Eventbrite to SAVE money!

£16.00 per adult or child 

£8.00 for 2 year old's 

£12.80 for concessions (60+, disabled*/registered carer*) 

Family of 4 £60.00 then £1 off thereafter 

Under 2's are FREE

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To guarantee your space, tickets must be bought online prior to visiting. During busy periods, weekends and holidays tickets may sell out.

Booking fees apply to online prices

All the activities within the park are included in your ticket!

The only extra once you are here is 50p tokens for a cup of animal food or for a golf ball.

Memberships

Gain unlimited entry for a whole year. Pay only £1 per member, per visit after initial set up fee!

Set up fees are: 

£70 per adult or child

£35 for 2 year old's

£56 for concessions (60+, disabled*/registered carer*)

Under 2's are FREE

Annual memberships can be bought at the park when you visit!

Food & Drink

Our new look John Muir Cafe on site is open daily from 10-5 serving hot and cold drinks and food. Peak times can be busy so there may be a wait for a table or food on busier days. Hot food is served until 1 hour before closing.

Cold drinks, snacks and ice creams are also available in reception.

 

Picnics are also welcome at our outdoor picnic benches or our indoor picnic barn!

Having a birthday at the park? Why not get the cafe to sort your catering? Please call 07538464873 to enquire.

Travel

The easiest way to get here is to simply type 'East Links Family Park' into the map app on your phone!

 

If you're using a car Sat Nav, our post code is EH42 1XF.

Our What3Words address is button.skippers.idea

East Links Family Park

Dunbar

East Lothian

EH42 1XF

Public Transport

The closest bus stop is 'East Links Family Park Stop' which is a 5-10 minute walk away.

 

There is a train station in Dunbar. The bus stop it just outside it where you can catch the X7 or the 120 to the East Links Stop. The X7 runs hourly and takes 20 minutes to get to our stop.

Bicycle parking is also available on site.

Contact Us

Phone:

Email:

Opening Times

Summer: 10am - 5pm

Winter: 10am - 4pm

For the most up to date information, plus competitions and giveaways,
check out our Facebook page!

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  • What other events do you hold?
    We have amazing events planned for throughout the year. Here's what we have planned for now. 💐💐💐💐💐💐💐💐💐💐💐💐 Mother’s Day Sunday 10th March MUM’S GO FREE!! 🌸 🌺 🌼🌸 🌺 🌼🌸 🌺 🌼🌸 💐 We are super excited to be able to offer all visiting Mum's FREE entry on Mother's Day! 🌺 Every Mum must be accompanied by their child to qualify. 🌷No need to book a ticket for mum, just book everyone else as normal! 🌼 Member's - Mum's go free too, remember your valid card as usual - and child - still no need to book! 🦖🦖🦖🦖🦖🦖🦖🦖🦖🦖🦖🦖 DINOSAURS ROAR IS BACK 16th and 17th March 24 🦕 🦕 🦕 🦕 🦕 🦕 🦕 🦕 🦕 🦕 After the success of the last event we have brought the Dinosaurs back - and it’s still all free with your normal park tickets! 🤩 🦖 MEET THE DINOSAURS! Come see our amazing dinosaurs at the park and maybe even get a photo with them! 🦕 FOSSIL DIG! Become an archaeologist and see if you can find the fossils from dinos no longer with us! 🦖 DINO GAMES- have a shot of our Tricera-Ring-Toss and Feed The Beasts 🦕 DINO PIN THE PART! Make our Dino look great - or silly! 🦖 Will you be brave enough to get your photo taken in a T-Rex’s mouth? What a great photo that would make!! 🦕 We would love you to come along in your best Dino gear too! Fancy dress is always welcome, but we know you have an amazing dinosaur themed wardrobe!! And MORE!!! Book any guests early to avoid disappointment as we anticipate this being another very popular event!! 🐣🐣🐣🐣🐣🐣🐣🐣🐣🐣🐣 Easter @ East Links Family Park 29th March to 1st April 2024 🐰🐰🐰🐰🐰🐰 🐰🐰🐰🐰🐰 🐣 Join in the fun at our MASSIVE EGG HUNT! 🐥 Search for one of our 1000's of coloured eggs hidden around the park to get an Easter treat! Different colours get you different treats! What colour will you find? 🐰 Just for fun Bunny Hunt - How many can you find around the park?
  • What is there to do at East Links Family Park?
    We have all sizes of GoKarts, pedal tractors, trampolines, Jelly Belly, Crazy Golf, Hay Barn, Sandpit, Play Park, 4 Level Fortress with Giant 4-lane Slide, Musical Maze, Education Barn, Ball Blast Arena, Play Barn (for under 7’s) and of course our Safari Train which takes you around the farm and through the fields to meet the animals! Sheep, Goats, Pigs, Highland Cows, Deer, Donkeys, Horses, Chickens, Ducks, Rhea, Guinea Pigs, Rabbits, Wallabies AND our very cheeky Llamas! Last entry is 1 hour before closing. Last train is 1 hour before closing. Book here https://eastlinksfp.eventbrite.co.uk
  • How much are tickets? Price/Cost?
    When paying at the door - ​ £19.00 for an adult or child £9.50 for 2 year old's £15.20 for concessions (60+, disabled*/registered carer*) Family of 4 £72.00 then £1 off thereafter Under 2's are FREE When buying online - ​ ​ £16.00 per adult or child £8.00 for 2 year old's £12.80 for concessions (60+, disabled*/registered carer*) Family of 4 £60.00 then £1 off thereafter Under 2's are FREE It is cheaper to book online than to buy your tickets at the door. Booking online also means you will be able to visit even when we sell out! The only extra once you are here is our 50p tokens for animal food or golf balls. Everything else is included in your ticket and totally unlimited! Last entry is 1 hour before closing. Last train is 1 hour before closing. Book here https://eastlinksfp.eventbrite.co.uk _________ Tickets can be bought at the door, however it is cheaper to book online. If tickets are SOLD OUT there will be no tickets available at the door. Book online to guarantee your will get a space! Members and Prepaid Paper Tickets do not need to book as we have space reserved for you.
  • Do you need a ticket for a baby? Under 2?
    Under 2's DO NOT need a ticket and do not need to be booked online. Children aged 2 years old need a '2 year old' ticket. Children aged 3 and above each need an 'Adult OR Child' ticket. Adults need an 'Adult OR Child ticket. Book here https://eastlinksfp.eventbrite.co.uk
  • Postcode Bingo
    How to book Postcode Bingo Tickets - Go to https://ELFPpostcodebingo.eventbrite.co.uk - Select date of visit - Select ‘enter promo code’ - Enter promo code - then apply - Ticket – POSTCODE BINGO - will now be available - Select ticket/s – you can purchase as many as you require - Checkout - Enter name, email address and mobile number of purchaser - Register Tickets will then be sent to the email address supplied. You will need to present this along with your proof of valid postcode to check in at the park. These online tickets are strictly NOT transferrable once booked __________ Terms and Conditions Details Each postcode within a specific area in Central and Southern Scotland will be entered into a regular draw to gain a promotional code to get park tickets at an amazing 50% off. Tickets will be available online and for the specific dates advertised only. T&C's East Links is a revenue driven project and we ask you to follow all of the terms and conditions to allow everyone to be in with the same chance to benefit from this great offer. Booking online is the only way to get the discount via a promotional code Promotional codes are only valid on the dates specified when advertised Tickets are strictly not transferrable or refundable and no exceptions will be made unless the event is cancelled by the park Proof of eligibility must be provided at reception when checking in. If unable to provide suitable proof, the remaining balance must be paid in order to enter the premises. Valid proof of eligibility includes the following and must include the lead name on the booking and postcode – drivers licence or utility bill or DLA letter or other household bill with the relevant information. Further ID may be required to prove identity – only 1 item is required. Once an area/code has been drawn, it will not be able to be redrawn within the following 12 months Only selected dates throughout the year are valid and won’t include school and bank holidays or any themed events held by the park An adult must accompany children aged 15 years old or younger. ELFP reserves the right to refuse admission and/or cancel tickets without refund if the holder, or anyone as part of the membership, behaves in a threatening or abusive way to our staff, contractors, visitors or animals or doesn’t satisfy our ID requirement Prices, benefits and terms and conditions correct at time of going to print. ELFP also reserves the right to withdraw or change this offer at any time, without prior notice For more information regarding this offer, or any other details, please get in touch via: ☎ 01368 863607 | ✉ enquiries@eastlinks.co.uk
  • Can I buy Memberships/Annual Passes?
    Annual memberships can be bought at the park when you visit. This saves you money if you visit more than 4 times a year. All details are as follows; Joining fees: £70 each for an Adult or Child £56 for concessions such as Disabled/ Carer/ OAP £35 for a 2 Year Olds Up to 24 months are free *PRICES HAVE INCREASED FROM 4TH MARCH 2024 Each member will receive an individual ID card which requires a passport sized photo. (These don't have to be passport quality and can be printed off a computer) For each member visiting the park you then pay £1 per visit. Memberships are valid for 12 months from date of purchase. Other terms and conditions apply. Members will also receive 8 x 20% discount vouchers to give to friends and families for the park. _______ If you have booked day tickets for the park and decide to upgrade before you leave, your ticket cost will be take off the price of your membership. This offer is only valid if you upgrade on the day of your visit.
  • What are your opening times?
    We are open from 10am - 5pm every day from February to November and 10am - 4pm in the winter. We close on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years day. We also may close for a couple of weeks in January or February for essential park maintenance, the exact dates for this will be posted on our facebook page close to the time.
  • Do you need to book? Can you pay at the door?
    Tickets can be bought at the door, however it is cheaper to book online. If tickets are SOLD OUT there will be no tickets available at the door. Book online to guarantee you will get a space! Members and Prepaid Paper Tickets do not need to book as we have space reserved for you. Book here https://eastlinksfp.eventbrite.co.uk
  • What animals do you have?
    Sheep, Goats, Pigs, Highland Cows, Deer, Donkeys, Horses, Chickens, Ducks, Rhea, Guinea Pigs, Rabbits, Wallabies AND our very cheeky Llamas!
  • Can you feed the animals?
    Yes! our animals are very friendly and will come up to meet you for a snack and a head scratch! Animal food costs 1 x 50p token per cup, and is suitable for all our large animals. Animals can only be fed with the animal feed provided on the farm. Food which is not part of their normal diet can cause upset tummies and even be dangerous to animals. Do not bring your own food for the animals.
  • Do you have a cafe?
    There is a cafe on site, serving hot drinks and hot and cold food. It can be busy so there may be a wait for a table on hot days. Hot food served till approx 3.30pm. Picnics are also welcome at our outdoor picnic benches or our indoor picnic barn!
  • Can you bring a picnic?
    Picnics are also welcome at our outdoor picnic benches or our indoor picnic barn!
  • Do you allow dogs?
    Although we all love dogs and they are part of the family, unfortunately they cannot visit the park, as it is too stressful for the livestock to see unfamiliar dogs. There are kennels that can be used during your visit with a £5 deposit for a padlock. The cafe also has a dog lounge when they can join you for lunch.
  • Can children visit without an adult?
    Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Children must not be left unattended at the park - adult supervision at all times.
  • What age group is East Links Family Park best for?
    All ages! Our activities are best suited to kids between ages 2 - 12, however we also get many children younger and older than this who tell us they've had a brilliant time. Everything in the park is designed to be enjoyed by adults too, so that children can experience playing and learning with their parents!
  • How often does the train go?
    Our train goes around the park to see the animals. The first train of the day is at 11am, and runs regularly throughout the day (this will be more often on busy days). The last train of the day it a 4pm. Children must be accompanied by an adult on the train.
  • How long does it take to visit East Links Family Park?
    Your tickets are for the whole day, so you can arrive anytime and play as long as you like! On average families stay 3-5 hours, But many arrive at opening and don't leave until we close! (10am - 5pm)
  • Do you sell gift vouchers?
    Day ticket and annual memberships are available as vouchers to give as a gift. These can be bought over the phone or in person. Day tickets vouchers can be used any time within 1 year of purchase. Membership vouchers can be redeemed within 6 months. The membership then lasts 1 year from the date you redeem the voucher.
  • Do you have a discount for NHS, Blue light card, or SPRA members?
    NHS, Blue Light card and SPRA members receive 20% discount on day tickets with their NHS ID and/or SPRA Card or blue light card . To get the discount when booking, choose 'concession' tickets online and bring your valid staff ID on the day to prove the discount. Book here https://eastlinksfp.eventbrite.co.uk
  • Can I change my ticket date?
    Eventbrite does not allow for date changes. However in extreme circumstances we may be able to enter an Emergency request for you through their site. Please send an email with your 'Order Number' if this is the case. Tickets cannot be changed due to wet weather. On wet days remember to dress warm, wear sensible shoes and a spare pair of socks for the trampolines!
  • Do you do birthday parties?
    We currently don't have any extra activities for birthdays, but we do offer group discounts! For groups from 10-24 people you can book using the Group Rate on Eventbrite. For groups of 25 or more people please get in touch by phone or email to get the best discount. Please be aware that adults do need their own ticket and children must be supervised in all areas of the park.
  • Is the park wheelchair friendly?
    The farm is on flat ground, and is paved with gravel. All the buildings have ramps. The train has a ramp which can be brought out by asking the train driver. We have mobility scooters which can be borrowed, just ask at reception. We also have electric assist family go-karts for people with mobility issues. Click here for our full access statement.
  • How much is the train?
    The Train and all the activities are included in your ticket price! The only extra is our 50p tokens for a cup of animal food, or for a golf ball.
  • Can you bring a buggy?
    Yes you can bring buggy's to the park. You are also able to pop in and out to the car park if wish to put your buggy away.
  • Can you pay with card/cash?
    The reception, shop and cafe all accept both card and cash. To purchase tokens in the park (for animal food or golf balls only), there are machines around the park which take any change, plus one in the shop which will change notes to coins. We can also sell tokens in the shop via card if you have no cash.
  • Do you have Events? Christmas/Halloween/Easter
    We do! All the information about our seasonal events will be posted on our facebook. When tickets become available for the next event we will announce it on our facebook page!
  • How to get here? Directions? Public transport? Taxi's?
    The easiest way to get here is to simply type 'East Links Family Park' into the map app on your phone! If you're using a car Sat Nav, our post code is EH42 1XF. Our What3Words address is button.skippers.idea _______ The closest bus stop is 'East Links Family Park Stop' which is a 5-10 minute walk away. There is a train station in Dunbar. The bus stop it just outside it where you can catch the X7 or the 120 to the East Links Stop. The X7 runs hourly and takes 20 minutes to get to our stop.
  • Do you have to pay for parking?
    Parking is free.
  • What shoes should you wear? Footwear?
    The park is mostly gravel paths so any trainers or boots are fine. Perhaps wellies on wet days for any puddles! We would NOT recommend heels, sandals, dress shoes, or any footwear and clothing that you would like to keep nice. You will be running, sliding, peddling and playing! (grown-ups too!)
  • How to buy Concession/Carer/OAP/Disabled tickets?
    When booking online through Eventbrite, choose the 'Concession' ticket option if you fit into one of these categories. We offer a discount to both children with disabilities and to their carer, just choose the 'Concession' option for both tickets.
  • One of the best things to do East Lothian
    There are many great attractions in East Lothian, however we are one of the best and have the awards to show it!
  • Christmas 2023
    Christmas @ East Links Family Park 9th & 10th and 16th to 24th December 2023 only Tickets are for the Park as normal- all the Christmas activities are a free extra! ‭ Santa will arrive on his sleigh train direct from the ‬North Pole daily at around 11.30am ‭ Join Santa for a sing-along in his Winter ‬Wonderland ‭ Free present for every child* from the elves at their ‬workshop ‭Hang a star with your Christmas wish‬ ‭ Old fashioned carnival style games for all the family‬ ‭ Traditional hunt around the park to win a prize ‬ ‭ Decorations and music around the park to get you in‬ the festive spirit ‭ Tickets to the event must be booked online* to guarantee your space and gift. The event is very popular and dates may sell out - especially weekends! All Christmas activities are FREE extras and are included in your normal ticket on these dates only. *Free gifts are for all children under 12 For any questions about park tickets, check out our FAQ www.eastlinks.co.uk/faq * As usual members, prepaid ticket holders and under 2s don’t require an online booking. IN DEPTH FAQ FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS We are getting a lot of questions though about what to expect when you visit during our Christmas event, so here’s all the info in one place! EAST LINKS FAMILY PARK We are open from 10am - 4pm during winter. Your tickets are for the whole day, so you can arrive anytime and play as long as you like! On average families stay 3-5 hours. Tickets should be booked online. Weekend dates are expected to sell out. Members and Prepaid ticket holders do not need to book. If you are bringing along someone who doesn’t have one, they must be booked online. We have 50p tokens for golf balls or animal food. Everything else on the farm is included in your ticket and is completely unlimited! We have all sizes of GoKarts, pedal tractors, trampolines, Jelly Belly, Crazy Golf, Hay Barn, Sandpit, Play Park, 4 Level Fortress with Giant 4-lane Slide, Musical Maze, Education Barn, Ball Blast Arena, Play Barn (for under 7’s) and of course our Safari Train which takes you around the farm and through the fields to meet our very friendly animals! Sheep, Goats, Pigs, Highland Cows, Deer, Donkeys, Clydesdales Horse, Chickens, Ducks, Rhea, Guinea Pigs, Rabbits AND our very cheeky Llamas! Everything is designed to get grown ups and kids playing, running, jumping, and learning together as a family! There is a cafe on site. Picnics are also welcome at our indoor picnic barn or our outdoor picnic tables. CHRISTMAS Christmas activities are running only on the 9th & 10th and 16th to 24th December ONLY. Tickets to the family park cost the same all year round, Christmas activities are FREE extras! SANTA will be hosting Santa’s Singalongs sessions in the Winter Wonderland throughout the day until 3pm. He will be on stage singing and joking and encouraging everyone to sing along with him! The Old Fashioned Carnival Games for all the family to play together! The Elf Station is where every child (aged 0 - 11 years) will get a FREE present from the elves. This runs 11.15am - 3pm. All Christmas activities are outdoors, as is most of the farm, so remember to wrap up warm! (and bring spare socks for the trampolines!) See you all soon!
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