Adventurers and Explorers

A beautiful and fruitful county East Lothian may be, but that hasn’t stopped many of its people leaving to explore other countries, sometimes even making them their homes.

One of the world’s most renowned such adventurers is the environmentalist John Muir, who was taken to America from Dunbar when he was a boy. Another is the Arctic explorer and hero, John Hepburn. Keep an eye open as we gradually add more!

If you’d like to suggest other adventurers or explorers to add to the website, just leave a comment below, or email us. Or if you’d like to write about an adventurer or explorer with links to East Lothian yourself, please use our simple template and send it to us or go to Your Stories on this website.

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