British Beaches

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Burntisland Beach

Burntisland, Fife

With its traditional seaside setting and promenade, Burntisland Beach is perfect for the family. A modern leisure centre, Seaside Park, crazy golf, bouncy castle and a summer fairground compliment the beach.

Beach Type

sand & rock


Leisure centre
Disabled access
First aid
Dogs restricted
Slip way
Fife Coastal Path


Jet skiing
Wind surfing
Leiure Centre is located next to the beach
Crazy golf is also available in the Links area behind the beach

Nature and Wildlife

The beach is connected to the Fife Coastal Path which runs the entire Fife coast line from the Forth Bridge to the Tay Bridge.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned twice weekly. during the summer season a daily handpick is carried out. litter bins and dog bins present. Under con.


Dog owners are encouraged to adhere to the Scottish Outdoor Access code and keep dogs under control at all times.

Awards and Recommendations

Blue Flag Beach
Green Coast Award

Tourist Information

Tourist information Centre in Fife are located in:/ Anstruther. Scottish Fisheries Museum. Anstruther Tel: +44 (0) 1333 311 073 / Crail. Museum & Heritage Centre.62 - 64 Marketgate. Crail Tel: +44 (0) 1333 450 869 / Dunfermline. 13/15 Maygate. Dunfermline


Nearest town: Burntisland
County: Fife
Latitude/Longitude: 56.0581, -3.21896
Postcode: KY3 9BS
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around , Fife at Explore Britain.


Access to Burntisland is via the A921 by car/bus. The beach is 10 minutes walk from the train station.

Public Transport

The nearest train station is Burntisland train station. The Fife inner circle line serves this station. The inner circle line runs between Edinburgh and Glenrothes with Thornton via Fife's coastal towns and villages. Trains run frequently througho

Nearest Railway Stations

Burntisland (Less than half a mile away)
Kinghorn (Approx. 2 miles away)
Aberdour (Approx. 3 miles away)
Kirkcaldy (Approx. 4 miles away)
Dalgety Bay (Approx. 5 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Pay parking available for 500 cars.

Nearby Car Parks

Lammerlaws Road, Burntisland (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Links Place, Burntisland (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Somerville Street, Burntisland (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Burntisland Station, Burntisland (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Pettycur Road, Burntisland (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Dells Lane, Burntisland (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Nethergate, Kinghorn (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away
Island View - East, Aberdour (Unknown stay).
About 2.7 miles away
Island View, Aberdour (Unknown stay).
About 2.7 miles away
Aberdour Railway Station, Aberdour (Unknown stay).
About 3.1 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Burntisland