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Pathead Sands

A921, Kirkcaldy KY1 2QG, Scotland
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All the sea glass!

This is a very pretty beach. There is lots of free parking and easy beach access. The true standout... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Victoria V
,
Texas
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Great picnic area

Great beach for kids with a mixture of sand and pebbles in bands . There is some coastal erosion... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
craigluscar
,
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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A921, Kirkcaldy KY1 2QG, Scotland
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"large grassy area"
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"picnic benches"
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"plenty of parking"
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"car park"
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"mixture"
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"sandals"
in 5 reviews
"tide"
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"castle"
in 7 reviews
"edinburgh"
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"dog"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very pretty beach. There is lots of free parking and easy beach access. The true standout of this location is all the sea glass and worn smooth pottery fragments that wash ashore! I met the nicest man on the beach who noticed...More

Thank Victoria V
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

Great beach for kids with a mixture of sand and pebbles in bands . There is some coastal erosion going on but there are Tar Macadam parking spaces ,a large grassy area and benches overlooking the sands . Very popular with locals ,joggers,dog walkers ....More

Thank craigluscar
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

It's a great view of Ravenscraig castle from the sands, large area good to have a camp fire on beach and sausage sizzle. Picnic area on the grass area before sands. On a clear day you can see over to Edinburgh and along the coast...More

Thank Stewart G
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Had a drive down here after noticing the sigh what pleasant surprise, lots of picnic/barbeque tables and scenery over he forth beautiful

Thank 597janetmoffat
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

This place is a hidden secret and probably underused, lovely views over to the east coast, ample free parking, a seating area,nice to come for a walk, or a picnic on a sunny day.

Thank Michael O
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Pathhead Sands are well known to locals for dog walking and as a parking spot for sandwiches next to the beach. The shoreline and amenity area has been restored over the past three years - the beach itself is sandy and clean and many of...More

1  Thank Kuching1309
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

Nice long stretch of beach to take your dog for a walk and the carpark has just been upgraded so plenty of parking. However the beach is a mixture of sand and stones and is a bit steep in places, if you are a bit...More

1  Thank berglas71
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Had a drive down to Kirkcaldy this morning with my daughter. Dropped her off in the town centre to do her own thing, whilst I headed to Pathhead Sands to have a look and wander around, with it being quite a nice morning. First time...More

2  Thank thetravellingmanUk
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Reviewed 10 February 2017

Lovely place to come and watch the sea. The council have revamped this area with picnic benches, parking areas. Great big grassy area to exercise the dog. Lovely to some and sit with a book or watch the sea view. Nice views of ravenscraig castle....More

Thank Cloudy036
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

One of Kirkcaldy's best kept secret is a secret no more. Path sands is not too far from Dysart and a few minutes walk from the harbour. A small coastal sand that is fast becoming popular with dog walkers. Low tide is a must as...More

Thank scottrolland
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