Fife Coastal Path - A Walk Most Varied

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The Fife Coastal Path provides something for every member of any family. There's golfing for dad, play grounds and sandy beaches for the kids and lovely seascapes for the eager photographer.

There are villages bustling with activity but also tranquil and remote places, imposing historical buildings but also the "Little Houses" of East Neuk There are museums, music festivals, arts centers and great seafood restaurants, including Scotland's best fish and chips shop in Anstruther, to finish the day. This is the Fife Coastal Path and it's coastal villages.

The Coastal Path starts in North Queensferry and finishes 80 miles later a Newport-on-Tay, "From the Forth to the Tay" It must be the most varied walk in Scotland. The most beautiful section has to be East Neuk, from Lower Largo to Crail, but then I'm biased.

Fife Coastal Path Walking Distances

Degrees of Difficulties of The Coastal Walk

Each section is made of flat terrain path so it's quite easy to walk on but there still might be some rough terrain and unmade paths as well as tidal, remote and rough terrain sections.

In the North Queensferry to Kinghorn section the walk from Inverkeithing to St David's Harbour and Silversands Bay near Aberdour to Burntisland is easy to walk on. The rest occasionally has some rough terrain and unmade paths.

The Leven to St Monans and St Monans to Crail walks have consistently some unmade paths and rough terrain although from personal experience, it wasn't difficult at all to walk on. Unmade paths and rough terrain do not mean you have to climb up hills or be out of breath when you finally stop. I found the walk very enjoyable. Don't forget to bring appropriate footwear though.

Related Information

Kirkcaldy Tourist Information Centre br /> 19 Whytescauseway, Kirkcaldy
Tel: 01592 267775
Email: kirkcaldyoffice@

Anstruther Tourist Information Centre br /> Scottish Fisheries Museum
Harbourhead, Anstruther
Tel: 01333 311073

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