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Pathhead Sands Beach

Kirkcaldy, Fife

A sandy beach with Kirkcaldy harbour at it's southern end and Ravenscraig castle at the other. The beach is backed by the links and the town of Kirkcaldy. Photo shows Ravenscraig Castle

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

There is an esplanade and picnic site
Further facilities can be found in the town of Kirkcaldy

Activities

Fishing

Nature and Wildlife

Explore the castle and it's grounds or the town of Kirkcaldy. The beach also has access to the Fife coastal path.

Water Quality

Not Tested

Lifeguard

No

Dogs

Dogs allowed.

Tourist Information

Kirkcaldy TIC Email: [email protected] Tel: 0 1592 267775

Location

Nearest town: Kirkcaldy
County: Fife
Latitude/Longitude: 56.1183, -3.13882
Postcode: KY1 2QG
(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.

Access

take the Forth road bridge north from Edinburgh and turn immediately east along the A921 to Kirkaldy

Public Transport

There is a train station within walking distance of the beach.

Nearest Railway Stations

Kirkcaldy (About a mile and a half away)
Glenrothes with Thornton (Approx. 3 miles away)
Kinghorn (Approx. 4 miles away)
Cardenden (Approx. 5 miles away)
Burntisland (Approx. 5 miles away)

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

Parking

There is a car park on the beach.There is a car park on the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Ravenscraig Park, Kirkcaldy (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Mid Street, Kirkcaldy (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Mid Street (B), Kirkcaldy (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Nether Street, Kirkcaldy (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
St. Clair Street South, Kirkcaldy (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Loughborough Road, Kirkcaldy (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Strathearn Road, Kirkcaldy (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Cromarty Place, Kirkcaldy (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Aitken Street, Kirkcaldy (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Den Road, Kirkcaldy (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Kirkcaldy