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The Harbourmasters House Hot Pot Wynd | Hotpot Wynd, Dysart,, KY1 2TQ, Scotland
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All reviews dalgety bay st monans high tide enjoyable walk walking shoes lovely walk lundin links caravan park bus station east lothian small harbour beautiful scenery couple of hours sailing club golf course newark castle lower largo
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What a great section of the coastal path this is . Wildly rugged rocks no wonder it was deadly for ships on the North Carr rocks .After you pass the Customs House you come to a bay that was the Crail Harbour where Craighead rock...More

1  Thank craigluscar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have walked along several parts of this path and it is a long distance to cover it all. There are amazing views as you walk along it both towards the Isle of May and Bass Rock, as well as on the landwardside including some...More

1  Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Park at the beach Take the Back stile road at the southern edge of Kingsbarns to a car park then walk south towards the trees Just a 1/2 mile, but a beautiful view.

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Reviewed 16 August 2018

We walked most of this long distance footpath by walking for about 3 hours a day, but we walked there and back each day and didn't do the path one way. It is an absolute treat for the eyes and not too difficult for most...More

Thank BevV36
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

A most enjoyable coastal path walk with great views of Bass Rock and the Isle of May as well as the small fishing ports of St Monats, Elie, Anstruther and Crail.

Thank DdraigGoch1948
Reviewed 13 August 2018

My 14 year old Son and I did a last minute trip from Burntisland to St Andrews in 4 days (approx. 50 miles total). Well signed walk with fantastic scenery and great B&Bs along the way. We were lucky with the weather and I can...More

Thank Philip H
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Walked from Buckhaven to West Wemyss. Was around 10 Klms. Caves and castles were lovely and looking at the sea was amazing! Would highly recommend

Thank Gordon B
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Walking between Dysart and Leven (through the two Wemyss Villages, Buckhaven and Methil) was an absolute delight. Some walkers avoid this stretch but in many ways its more interesting than other stretches in better known areas. There is social and industrial history all along the...More

Thank ktm98023
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We hiked various parts of this path on different days. It was absolutely beautiful and not too difficult. One day we parked at St Monans, near the old church. We walked down to the rocky beach, and then climbed up to Newark castle, ruins from...More

Thank TBC2012
Reviewed 25 June 2018

This part of the walk is described on their website as 20km from Buckhaven to Elie. However, after struggling to find a decent place to park my car in Buckhaven we drove along to Leven and parked on the Promenade just around the corner from...More

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10 May 2018|
Response from Lisa A | Reviewed this property |
The Anstruther/Crail section took us about an hour and a half-decent footwear needed. St Monans/Anstruther took about an hour and is an easier path to follow.
27 August 2017|
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Response from maisymeg | Reviewed this property |
I think this would depend on how much of the path you are planning on walking and what the weather is like at the time. We both had waterproof walking shoes on which give good support, protect your feet if you step on sharp... More
Rachel I
28 June 2017|
Response from 19ianp62 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Rachel We did the walk in sections but returning by Bus to our base. Might be worth getting in touch with Welcome to Fife web site and ask them for advice. Sorry cannot help Ian