Aberlady Bay is part of the John Muir Way, a long distance footpath from Fisherrow (Musselburgh) to Dunglass. It is also the East Lothian Section of the transnational North Sea Trail, a path network connecting seven countries and 26 areas.
Two wrecks of XT-craft, training versions of the X craft, can be seen. In 1946, the craft were towed to the bay, then moored to a concrete block and used for target practice by aircraft of the Royal Air Force. The wrecks of the submarines lie much closer to the low-water mark than the high-water mark, and tides in the bay rise very quickly.
- John Muir Way
- Protection of Wrecks Act
- List of places in East Lothian
- Headlands and bays
- List of bays of the British Isles
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- Maritime and Coastguard Agency website information on protected wrecks
- Tides for Fidra, an island off the coast of North Berwick - these give a rough indication of tides in Aberlady Bay