East Lothian on Screen

Follow your favourite movie moments in East Lothian and download East Lothian on the Screen film map.

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In recent years, East Lothian’s stunning scenery has played a starring role in film and TV productions alongside the likes of Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, Scarlett Johansson, Gillian Anderson, Peter Mullan and Colin Firth. 

East Lothian’s rural scenery, golden beaches and historic buildings, combined with its logistical ease of access for production crews, have made it a popular location choice in recent years. Ranging from the grandeur of Gosford House, as seen in Castles in the Sky and The Awakening, to Fenton Tower, playing the role of Archie’s Castle in children’s hit Balamory, to Yellowcraig Beach, the backdrop to BBC’s Case Histories and House of Mirth, footage of East Lothian has been seen around the world by millions of people.  

To celebrate, East Lothian Council in partnership with Film Edinburgh has created a new movie map to highlight the region’s top 15 film locations. VisitScotland is working with East Lothian Council to distribute the maps to local tourist offices, attractions and hotels. 

East Lothian Film Map 

Download East Lothian on the Screen and relive some of your favourite film moments. 

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