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The Fife Coastal Path

The Fife Coastal Path starts in Kincardine and follows the coastline of Fife until it reaches Newburgh, a journey of 117 miles (188 km). The route is one of Scotland’s Great Trails.

The Fife Coastal Path

Along the route you will pass through spectacular wild natural landscapes home to a wide variety of wildlife. You can also explore the history of Fife’s coastal communities, the fishing industry, agricultural and industrial heritage. Fife’s coastline is known as the ‘Fringe of Gold’, with 14 award winning beaches to enjoy along the route.

The route is divided into 8 manageable sections, most of which can be accessed using public transport links.

Planning Your Visit

Our website gives full details of the 8 sections of the route, with what highlights to look out for as enjoy this stunning route. Visit the ‘Plan your Trip’ section of to find places to eat and visit along the way. You can also purchase a maps, guide books and other items prior to you visit through our online shop.

The latest news from the Fife Coast Path is shared through our Fife Coast and Countryside Trust Facebook page.

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