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Kirkcaldy - Linktown Beach

Kirkcaldy, Fife

Linktown forms the southern end of Kirkaldy and its long sand and shingle beach.

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

Picnic site
Kirkaldy has shops
Cafes and pubs as well as a leisure pool close to the beach

Activities

Bathing

Nature and Wildlife

There are several parks in Kirkaldy and Ravenscraig to the north has marked walking routes.

Water Quality

Not Tested

Lifeguard

No

Tourist Information

Kirkcaldy TIC Email: kirkcaldyoffice@kftb.fsbusiness.co.uk Tel: 0 1592 267775

Location

Nearest town: Kirkcaldy
County: Fife
Latitude/Longitude: 56.101, -3.15599
Postcode: KY1 1RB
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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Access

take the Forth road bridge north from Edinburgh and turn immediately east along the A921 to Kirkaldy.

Public Transport

There is a train station within walking distance of the beach.

Nearest Railway Stations

Kirkcaldy (About a mile away)
Kinghorn (Approx. 2 miles away)
Burntisland (Approx. 4 miles away)
Glenrothes with Thornton (Approx. 4 miles away)
Cardenden (Approx. 5 miles away)

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

Parking

Parking available by the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Esplanade - South, Kirkcaldy (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Esplanade (D), Kirkcaldy (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Links Street, Kirkcaldy (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Esplanade (C), Kirkcaldy (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Milton Road, Kirkcaldy (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Esplanade (B), Kirkcaldy (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Nicol Street, Kirkcaldy (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Glasswork Street (B), Kirkcaldy (Short stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Charlotte Street (A), Kirkcaldy (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Esplanade (A), Kirkcaldy (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Kirkcaldy