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Kinghorn - Harbour Beach

Kinghorn, Fife

Kinghorn has two tidal harbours. both facing out onto sandy beaches at low tide.

Beach Type



Kinghorn has all the facilities you would expect from a small town


There is a golf course nearby

Nature and Wildlife

At low tide stretch your legs on the miles of sand towards Burntisland or. if the tide is in. take the Fife Coast Path.

Water Quality




Awards and Recommendations

Green Coast Award

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre above Waverley Shopping Centre 3 Princes Street EH2 2QP Tel. 0845 22 55 121 Email: Web:


Nearest town: Kinghorn
County: Fife
Latitude/Longitude: 56.0685, -3.16948
Postcode: KY3 9SX
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around , Fife at Explore Britain.


take the Forth road bridge north from Edinburgh and turn immediately east along the A921 through Burntisland to kinghorn.

Nearest Railway Stations

Kinghorn (Less than half a mile away)
Burntisland (Approx. 2 miles away)
Kirkcaldy (Approx. 3 miles away)
Aberdour (Approx. 5 miles away)
Cardenden (Approx. 6 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Parking available near the eastern harbour and beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Nethergate, Kinghorn (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Dells Lane, Burntisland (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Pettycur Road, Burntisland (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Esplanade - South, Kirkcaldy (Unknown stay).
About 2.2 miles away
Lammerlaws Road, Burntisland (Unknown stay).
About 2.3 miles away
Links Street, Kirkcaldy (Unknown stay).
About 2.3 miles away
Links Place, Burntisland (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Esplanade (D), Kirkcaldy (Unknown stay).
About 2.5 miles away
Beveridge Park, Kirkcaldy (Unknown stay).
About 2.5 miles away
Somerville Street, Burntisland (Unknown stay).
About 2.5 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Kinghorn