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A short walk along the coast leads to the ruined castle. It's not really worth a visit unless you happen to be walking along the coast path anyway but it does make a nice destination for a short 20 minute walk from the church.
We headed out to the castle from St Monans Kirk but were really disappointed. It’s a fabulous setting, but there’s no information at all. I read something in our holiday home about it being the childhood home of Alexander III? Would that not merit a...More
Walk along the Fife Coastal path from St Monan's and stumble upon the ruins of Newark Castle. You can go right up to it and have a good look and can even go inside one of the corridors to have a little nosey. The views...More
Standing quite close to St Monans this castle is in a slightly better condition than the neighbouring castle at Ardross. You are able to walk inside the ground floor . The Castle has no signs depicting the history or the original design ,this would be...More
Had a walk along the coastal path whilst in the St Monans area today to have a look at Newark Castle, or rather what's left of it.
The easiest and shortest route to get to it is via the coastal path at the end of...More
On approaching the castle, I was quite anxious that it wouldn't live up to my expectations. But now I can safely say it surpassed everything I could have ever wanted. The castle faces onto the sea, providing beautiful views of the coast. There were authentic...More