MEN, women and children are starting the New Year by braving the chilly coastal waters of East Lothian.

Musselburgh, Cockenzie, North Berwick and Dunbar are all hosting annual Loony Dooks, with revellers invited to take a dip tomorrow (Tuesday).

The Port Seton Plunge takes place at 12.30pm, with brave souls meeting at Cockenzie Boat Shore.

In North Berwick, the loony dook takes place at noon at the town’s West Bay.

Also at noon is Musselburgh’s dook at Fisherrow Back Sands.

Finally, the Dunbar Dip takes place at 1pm. The event is held at the East Beach (at the bottom of Woodbush), in front of Lammermuir House Care Home.