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Address: Scotland

This trail goes from North Queesnferry to Newport-on-Tay.

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Just a beautiful coastline with wonderful fishing villages

I have taken the coastal route several times using different routes and I always find something new. The countryside is great at the sea is very accessible.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 October 2016
rosemary r

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I have taken the coastal route several times using different routes and I always find something new. The countryside is great at the sea is very accessible.

Thank rosemary r
Dunblane, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

My wife and I had been looking forward to a pleasant drive along this well advertised route with so many interesting stopping places. To be fair we thoroughly enjoyed the stop offs at Aberdour, Pittenweem and Crail in particular - beautiful on the sunny day it was. But oh my what a shocking road! Large swathes are now 20mph limit,... More 

1 Thank Macrant
Cupar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I walk stretches of the fife coastal path every week and love it. Good paths. Some routes more challenging than others. It's on bus and rail routes, so you can walk a stretch and take the bus back to the car. My favourite bits for walking are Burntisland to Aberdour, and Elie to lower largo and Elie to anstruther. All... More 

Thank M J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Walked the section from St Monans to Abstruther and also various bits in Crail, St Monans and Elie to Earlsferry. Some great views throughout and after checking the tide times, the Elie chain walk should be experienced. Took the better half and myself around an hour to complete and was great fun throughout.

1 Thank GSKickel
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
41 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Would say that if ur a local then these roads will cause u no problems but for a non local the road can be very hard to deal with - sharp corners, werid parking and speed limits of 20 mph

Thank scotgirl1976
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

The coastal route was taken from Kirkcaldy up past Dysart Harbour. It's a beautiful but if coastline with plenty to see and do, along with burning off your calories, it's well worth it.

Thank Brattyhands
Darvel, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Having driven the entire Coastal Road, I would say for anyone looking to do it, forget anything South of Upper Largo. Basically, if you stick to the East Neuke of Fife section north from Upper Largo to St Andrews and beyond you're in for it. You'll pass through some beautiful fishing villages on the way, of which I can highly... More 

Thank killiealan
Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

Most visit St.Andrews but for a royal treat take the short drive to the small fishing villages that are Crail, Cellardyke,St.Monans and Anstruther.There are lots of B&Bs in village and each has great local pubs and cheap resturants.We stayed in Anstruther in a B&B above the village.Much cheaper than St.Andrews.Anstruther has the best Fish and chips in Scotland.The local golf... More 

Thank edfind
Epsom, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

Exploring this coastline is an adventure, one minute it's soft and sheltered then turn the corner and it's rough and wild. Great bird life, explore old military outposts, historic harbours and visit quiet villages - try to find somewhere for a coffee! Golf courses aplenty!

Thank christine r
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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94 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

The good thing about the coastal route is you get to travel through many small villages and places that have these little hidden gems. All are worth stopping at and doing some shopping, eating, or just walking around. Plan on taking your time and enjoy!

Thank FrexicanJoseph

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