Fife Coastal Way
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The Fife Coastal Path
Walking Holiday in Scotland
from North Queensferry on The Firth of Forth to Dundee on Scotland’s River Tay Estuary.

The Fife Coastal Path is an 83 mile (135 km) way-marked walking trail from the Forth River Estuary at North Queensferry to the Tay River Estuary at Newport on Tay and Dundee, via Kikcaldy, Leven, Anstruther and St Andrews.

This self guided Scottish walking holiday on Scotland’s East Coast starts at the imposing Forth Bridge in the south and ends at the Tay Bridge in the north. The Fife Coastal Path passes through wild and spectacular natural landscapes, home to a wide variety of wildlife.
Whilst walking from village to village you experience dramatic cliffs, distinctive rock formations, long sandy beaches, picturesque fishing harbours, grassy sand dunes, seals basking in the sun and dolphins playing in the waves.

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You can combine this holiday with our walk on the Great Glen Way or West Highland Way for a longer walking holiday in the Scottish Highlands.

Our self-guided walking holidays are designed with your comfort and enjoyment in mind and can be tailor-made to your own personal requirements.
The routes are clearly way-marked to provide reassurance on your hiking vacation.
We use high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels with en-suite or private bathroom to ensure you are well rested each night after a busy day hiking and sightseeing. Rest assured that all our accommodation walking holiday providers are hand-picked and offer you that famous British hospitality.
We organize the luggage transfer so your bags are at your next accommodation when you arrive.
Let’s Go Walking has developed one of the largest choices of walking holidays and our offices are staffed 9am to 9pm to ensure your walking holiday runs without a hitch.

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This walking holiday in the UK operates April to September and in either direction.

These daily distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer or shorter distances, we can arrange that too.
Our stated distances include mileage to the accommodation or pickup point and so may not agree with the guide book mileages.

Rest days can be taken in any location.

Why not combine this walk with a hiking tour in another part of England or the UK. Our staff will be happy to advise on necessary transfers.

Online booking available. A deposit of £85 per person is required to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.
Optional days and accommodation upgrades can be added during the booking process online.

This 8 day itinerary 83 mile (135 km) way-marked walking holiday in Scotland on the Fife Coastal Path starts in the the town of North Queensferry by the famous Scottish Forth Rail Bridge on the banks of The Forth of Firth. From North Queensferry you walk along Scotland’s East Coast. The Fife Coast is famous for its beaches, castles, fishing villages and its stunning golf courses. The Fife Coastal makes its way to Dundee via Aberdour, Kirkcaldy, Leven, Anstruther, Crail and St Andrews the home of golf before reaching one of Scotland’s most famous rivers The Tay at Newport -on-Tay.

You could visit on The Fife Coastal Path Walk Aberdour Castle and Gardens, Wemyss Caves, St Monans Church and Windmill, Anstruther Scottish Fisheries Museum, St Andrew,s Catherdral, Castle and The British Golf Museum.The city of Dundee has alot to offer the visitor including the stunning V & A Museun and Captains Scott’s Antarctic expedition ship RRs Discovery to name a few.

The Fife Coastal Path 8 day itinerary
North Queensferry to Dundee
6 days walking and 7 nights

Suggested Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive at North Queensferry
Day 2: North Queensferry to Kinghorn          15 miles
Day 3: Kinghorn to Leven                               13 miles
Day 4: Leven to Pittenween                           15 miles
Day 5: Pittenween to Boarhills                       15 miles
Day 6: Boarhills to Leuchars                          11 miles
Day 7: Leuchars to Newport on Tay or Dundee   15/17 miles
Day 8: Depart after breakfast

£630pp
dbl/twin

 £798pp
single occ

£903pp
solo traveller

All prices subject to change

Extra nights from £48 per person per night

Fife Coastal Path 8 day itinerary

Suggested Tour Duration:
7 nights, 6 days walking
Total Distance:
83 miles
Min/max daily distance:
11/15 miles
Average Daily distance:
14 miles
Grading:
easy to moderate
Features:
Forth Road Bridge
Aberdour Castle and Garden
ruined castles and towers
Tay Road Bridge

This 11 day itinerary 83 mile (135 km) way-marked walking holiday in Scotland on the Fife Coastal Path starts in the the town of North Queensferry by the famous Scottish Forth Rail Bridge on the banks of The Forth of Firth. From North Queensferry you walk along Scotland’s East Coast. The Fife Coast is famous for its beaches, castles, fishing villages and its stunning golf courses.  The Fife Coastal  makes its way to Dundee via Aberdour, Kirkcaldy, Leven, Anstruther, Crail and St Andrews the home of golf before reaching one of Scotland’s most famous rivers The Tay at Newport -on-Tay.

You could visit on The Fife Coastal Path Walk Aberdour Castle and Gardens, Wemyss Caves, St Monans Church and Windmill, Anstruther Scottish Fisheries Museum, St Andrew,s Catherdral, Castle and The British Golf Museum.The city of Dundee has alot to offer the visitor including the stunning V & A Museun  and Captains Scott’s Antarctic expedition ship RRs Discovery to name a few.

The Fife Coastal Path 11 day itinerary
North Queensferry to Dundee
9 days walking and 10 nights

Suggested Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive at North Queensferry
Day 2: North Queensferry to Aberdour      8 miles
Day 3: Aberdour to Kirkcaldy                    10 miles
Day 4: Kirkcaldy to Leven                           10 miles
Day 5: Leven to Elie                                    9 miles
Day 6: Elie to Crail                                     12 miles
Day 7: Crail to Boarhills                               9 miles
Day 8: Boarhills to Guardbridge                 10 miles
Day 9: Guardbridge to Tayport                   9 miles
Day 10: Tayport to Newport on Tay/Dundee  5/7 miles
Day 11: Depart after breakfast

£900pp
dbl/twin

 £1,140pp
single occ

£1,290pp
solo traveller

All prices subject to change

Extra nights from £48 per person per night

Fife Coastal Path 11 day itinerary
Suggested Tour Duration:
10 nights, 9 days walking
Total Distance:
83 miles
Min/max daily distance:
5/12 miles
Average Daily distance:
9 miles
Grading:
easy to moderate
Features:
Forth Road Bridge
Aberdour Castle and Garden
ruined castles and towers
Tay Road Bridge

What’s included
in your UK walking holiday
on Scotland’s
Fife Coastal Path Walk

  • accommodation at high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels on a bed and breakfast basis
  • room with en-suite or private bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities
  • daily luggage transfer
  • support should there be any problems on route
  • detailed itineraries
  • 1:25,000  scale map and guide to Fife Coastal Path

Optional Extras
for your UK Walking Holiday
on Scotland’s
Fife Coastal Path Walk

  • upgrade to the region’s most elegant, prestigious and famous hotels, where available
  • transfers back to car or station
  • parking facilities
  • rest days
  • inn to inn walks
 

What’s not included
in your UK walking holiday
on Scotland’s
Fife Coastal Path Walk

  • lunches and dinners
  • travel insurance

Lunches and Dinners
These are not included.
Evening meals
These are available at overnight locations, either at your accommodation or in the town/village.
Packed lunches
These can be provided by your accommodation or can be obtained from a local store, or cafe or inn along the route.

Holiday Travel Insurance
We require that you take out holiday insurance as Let’s Go Biking Ltd accepts no liability for the following:
cancellation, personal accident, illness, loss/theft of personal possessions and/or money, and any unforeseen circumstances, especially travel delays.

This is in addition to our existing
booking conditions.

How to get there:

  • By Plane to Edinburgh or Glasgow airport
  • By Car to North Queensferry where parking is available
  • By Train / Bus to  North Queensferry

Coastal Walking Holidays
We have coastal walking holidays in the UK in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Isles of Scilly and the Channel Islands.

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