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Fife Coastal Path

Coastal, Path, Kinghorn, Burntisland KY3 9TG, UK

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About Fife Coastal Path

Fife boasts Scotland's longest continuous coastal path, stunning scenery and award-winning beaches.  It stretches for 117 miles and is Scotland's longest continuous coastal path.  The Fife Coastal Path is managed and maintained by Fife Coast and Countryside Trust, a registered environmental charity, and is designated as one of Scotland's Great Trails by NatureScot. About 500,000 people use the path every year, of whom about 35,000 walk the entire route.


Attractions near Fife Coastal Path

Beveridge Park2.73km from Fife Coastal Path

Beveridge Park Bog Gardens which is a modest area of wetlands with a wooden walkway over it which attracts a variety of wildlife including tadpoles, frogs insects and birds. There are plenty of things to do here, including football, rugby, tennis, putting, and woodland walks. The park dates back to 1892, when Provost Michael Beveridge bequeathed 104 acres of Raith Estate to the people of Kirkcaldy.

Kirkcaldy Galleries3.4km from Fife Coastal Path

Kirkcaldy Galleries is the main museum, library and exhibition space in Kirkcaldy in Fife, Scotland.  The museum contains many significant works by the Glasgow Boys. Situated on the ground floor, is the museum's award-winning permanent exhibition covering the town's industrial heritage. The museum also has a cafe which displays examples of Wemyss Ware pottery, made in the town from around the 1890s to 1930s

Ravenscraig Castle4.4km from Fife Coastal Path

Ravenscraig Castle is one of the earliest artillery forts in Scotland and has two round towers linked by a cross range. This was later granted to William Sinclair in exchange for the Earldom of Orkney. Its defences were upgraded to support artillery in the mid-sixteenth century but it saw no action until 1651 when it was attacked and badly damaged by Oliver Cromwell.

Ravenscraig Park4.74km from Fife Coastal Path

Ravenscraig Park is a well-loved destination for many Fifers and people from across central Scotland. The Park exists for the benefit of the local community and Fife Council is keen to encourage all members of the community to use the park, and feel they have an opportunity to link into the future developments within park.

Inchkeith5.63km from Fife Coastal Path

Inchkeith is an island in the Firth of Forth, Scotland, administratively part of the Fife council area.  Inchkeith has had a colourful history as a result of its proximity to Edinburgh and strategic location for use as home for Inchkeith Lighthouse and for military purposes defending the Firth of Forth from attack from shipping, and more recently protecting the upstream Forth Bridge and Rosyth Dockyard. Inchkeith has, by some accounts, been inhabited for almost 1,800 years.

Firth of Forth7.89km from Fife Coastal Path

The Firth of Forth is the estuary or firth of Scotland's River Forth. It flows into the North Sea, between Fife to the north, and West Lothian, the City of Edinburgh and East Lothian to the south.The Firth of Forth is a sheltered arm of the North Sea and the estuary of the River Forth. From the tidal limit at Stirling to the Isle of May the Forth is long and covers an area of 1,670 km².

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Capital city of Scotland. Edinburgh is Scotland's second-most populous city and the seventh-most populous city in the United Kingdom. It is the second-largest financial centre in the United Kingdom, and UK's second-most visited tourist destination.