Dalgety Bay is a large wide bay and a smaller sandy beach which looks out across the Firth of Forth. Sailing club with slipway. It is NOT RECOMMENDED for bathing read more
Planning a trip to Fife and looking for the nearest beaches. Our beach guide will help you locate the closest beach and we show you photos, maps, weather, tide times, water quality, dog restrictions and provide you tools to search the Fife coast and seaside towns.
Fife is a county of Scotland and was once a major Pictish Kingdom and so, is now often referred to as the 'Kingdom of Fife'.
Here, the traveller is delighted by the stunning beaches, vibrant fishing villages and endless stretches of magnificent countryside. The history and scenery are astounding but it's the life in Fife that adds thrill and adventure to a holiday in the area. This is the perfect spot for an action packed and active break as you are offered horse riding, golf, climbing, cycling, walking, water sports, browsing quaint villages and shops, walking around ancient sites, sailing, go karting, paint balling, fishing, exploring or just curling up and relaxing.
This is a proud county and ancestral home to monarchs with attractions like the Forth Road, Falkland with its ruined palace and the lovely market town of Cupar, the beaches where 'Chariots of Fire' was filmed and the old University town of St Andrews.
The coastline here is home to tiny harbours and fishing villages, castles, cathedrals and more than forty golf courses as well varied wildlife, weird rock formations and delicate flora. Follow the Fife Coastal Path up to Crail where you'll find a variety of routes to follow taking you past grey seals, basking sharks and dolphins and the islands of Inchcolm, Inchkeith and the Isle of May with its hundreds of Puffins.
Burntisland beach is a sandy beach with rock pools. An excellent family beach and at low tide you get a massive area nearly one mile wide of sand and mud read more
Billow Ness beach is a quiet sandy bay to the west of Anstruther Harbour and part of the Fife Coastal Path.
Black Sands is a small sandy, shingle, quiet, tranquil and secluded stretch of sand with rocky outcrops nestling on the south side of the village of Aberdour next to the read more
Tentsmuir Sands is a large sandy beach backed by a forest and sand dunes.
Earlsferry beach, golden sands backed by dunes in a sheltered position. You can wonder long to the West beach if you want to be away from the houses.
Earlsferry west beach, golden sands backed by dunes in a sheltered position.
Kingsbarns beach is on the Fide Coastal path popular with walkers passes this 2 mile stretch on sandy beach. The beach is also known as Cambo sands.
Leven beach, long sandy beach with views towards Edinburgh over the Forth of Fife.
Seafield beach is sandy beach with rock pools in a quite area to the south of Kirkcaldy.
Castle Sands is a small sandy beach that sits below the castle walls. The beach has some rock formations when the tide is out. The beach is accessible from the read more
Elie Ruby Bay is a sandy beach in a shelterred bay to the east of Elie backed by dunes and grass areas. The beach is also known as Wood Haven.