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East Sands Beach

St Andrews KY16 8LB, Scotland
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Came here during our holiday with our dog.

Lovely beach and nice walk with our dog. Stopped off at the snack bar/ice cream shop. Staff... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
elizabeth5142015
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Lovely beach

Great wee day had by all would have been better if the toilets were opened earlier however the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
karemc81
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falkirk
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  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
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“lovely beach” (5 reviews)
“fitness gym” (2 reviews)
“caravan park” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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St Andrews KY16 8LB, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely beach and nice walk with our dog. Stopped off at the snack bar/ice cream shop. Staff lovely and delicious ice cream cones.

Thank elizabeth5142015
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great wee day had by all would have been better if the toilets were opened earlier however the water is clear the beach is safe and the little park opposite makes it just that little bit better, get there early though not much parking.

Thank karemc81
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is close to the harbour and although less popular than the much larger west beach was a pleasant one to walk along.

Thank DavidMay1945
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a pleasant walk on this award winning beach. There's a play area, outdoor fitness gym equipment, clean toilets and free parking. What's not to like?

Thank Doug T
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

This beach was very busy today, it was impossible to park nearby. A good beach close to the harbour.

Thank Pam D
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

I sometimes take a walk along the East Beach after visiting the harbour. Whilst not as popular with tourists as the West Beach, local people seem to rate it highly, and take their children and dogs there. Overall, I prefer its location to that of...More

Thank Stuart K
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Much smaller than the West sands but has much more character with the historic harbour close by. Far less parking than the west but not nearly as busy. Definitely worth visiting

Thank Derek A
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

This beach is more protected than the West Sands. Not as many waves. The beach is clean. There is also a play area nearby.

Thank Climb14ers
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Fascinating beach - where Chariots of Fire Open scene was filled. Fun to see it. Beautiful beach across street from St. Andrews Old Course links.

Thank Joe N
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Walked down to harbour than along East sands, great view of caravan park nice play area and toilets,

Thank dundeetravellermrshc
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At low tide there are a few near the old castle
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