Scottish staycation 2021: This dreamy and secluded Secret Cabin on the East Lothian coast is just metres from an unspoilt beach

Hidden in a secluded corner of Scotland less than an hour from Edinburgh, this could be the ultimate quick getaway for a long weekend.

Wednesday, 23rd June 2021, 3:46 pm
Updated Thursday, 24th June 2021, 8:35 am
The Secret Cabin is tucked away in a relatively undiscovered part of the beautiful East Lothian coast.

The Secret Cabin is tucked away in Seacliff, a lesser-known part of East Lothian that has some of the most beautiful countryside and coast in Scotland.

Hidden in tranquil woodland, there’s no television or wifi, making it ideal for a couple looking for a digital detox.Inside the quaint cabin there’s a cosy seating area with wood-burning stove, and a fully fitted kitchen that comes complete with locally roasted coffee and pasties from the nearby bakery.

The bespoke double bed was created from wood washed up in a storm and is dressed in luxurious bedding for the perfect night’s sleep, while the spacious shower room comes with luxury toiletries and spa slippers.

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The Secret Cabin is hidden in magical woodland, making for a perfectly private stay.

Outside is a private fairytale garden, with comfy furniture and crations made by the cabin’s former owner – a stained-glass artist.Just minutes’ away is a beautiful beach ideal for walking the dog (who is welcome in the cabin), paddleboarding or wild swimming.

North Berwick is just four miles away if you are looking to stock up or have a night out.

You can book the Secret Cabin at

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Outside the cabin there are plenty of beautiful design touches and places to sit and relax.

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Enjoy a glass outside in the fairytale garden.
The decking area comes with a barbecue and is ideal for outdoor meals.
Everywhere you look there are little bespoke touches that have been lovingly created.
The shower room comes complete with luxury toiletries.
In the evening, pull up a seat and enjoy the beautiful night skies, largely free from light pollution.
The Secret Cabin is small but perfectly formed!
The bed was made from driftwood washed up on the nearby beach.
Pop on the provided slippers and snuggle up next to the wood burner.
A seating area is perfect for a morning cuppa and pastry.
The kitchen has everything you need to cook up a storm.
Look out for several pieces of art made by the previous owner of the cabin - a stained-glass artist.