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Spectacular views and some wonderful history

Lady's Tower and it's surroundings must be one of the most beautiful places in Scotland. When we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Clare M
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Walnut Creek, California
LORD ANSTRUTHERS FOLLIE

Stumbled cross Lady's Tower whilst walking the coastal path between St.Monan's and Elie. History... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
marsandbob
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Livingston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lady's Tower and it's surroundings must be one of the most beautiful places in Scotland. When we went we saw dolphins in the Forth which added to the excitement. History and nature in one place - as with most places along the coast, worth your...More

Thank Clare M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stumbled cross Lady's Tower whilst walking the coastal path between St.Monan's and Elie. History states that Lord Anstruther built it for his wife as she loved to bathe in the sea below. Attractive and well maintained building worth stopping at to take in the fantastic...More

Thank marsandbob
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Lovely place for a walk along the beaches and nice views both at the lighthouse and the Lady's Tower. We spent an hour walking around and just enjoying the beautiful day.

Thank Marianne B
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We were visiting the area for a weekend away and love nothing more than a Sunday stroll on the coast. I found this walk on google and found it was easy to get to. Plenty of free parking and toilet facilities only open during summer...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Certainly worth exploring if having a jaunt around the coastal headland as there are splendid views over the Firth Of Forth , and the lovely long arched windows perfectly frame the sea-views. Just think it's a pity it's not been restored to it's original glory...More

Thank alibats61
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I'm told it's not a folly because it was built 250 years ago as a place for Lady Anstruther to get changed when going for a swim. But folly covers buildings that are unduly large or expensive as well as ones that have no practical...More

Thank Dinner_Laddie
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

This was a lovely build and the view from it was just great. We had our tea there on a great day. The weather was good but the cold wind did bit a little. Is was well worth the effort to get to it

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 12 November 2017

The walk from Elie to The Lady Tower is just the right distance, as you draw near you begin to feel the past life of a lady of means. Imagine having a stone tower to change clothing and to curl up in before or after...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

If visiting coastal ruins with lovely views is your thing your in the right area as there is quite a few to see.

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Great coastal walk with good views, good parking and Excellent Frozen Yogurt from the van in the car park. Brilliant Beaches which were empty on a scorching hot day

Thank Alan H
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