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Leven - East Beach

Leven, Fife

A long sandy beach with views over the Firth of Forth towards Edinburgh.

Beach Type



There is a caravan park
Shops pubs and cafes are available in Leven town


Leven has numerous golf courses

Nature and Wildlife

There are marked trails from Sillerhole. up the small river. Or there is always plenty of room to stretch your legs on this long beach and the Fife coast path.

Water Quality





No dog restrictions.

Awards and Recommendations

Green Coast Award

Tourist Information

Anstruther TIC. Scottish Fisheries Museum. Tel: (01333) 311073. St Andrews TIC. 70 Market Street. Tel: (01334) 472021.


Nearest town: Leven
County: Fife
Latitude/Longitude: 56.2014, -2.97364
Postcode: KY8 4HU
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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From the Forth road bridge. head north then turn east. on the A92 to Glentrothes. Here. turn east again onto the A911 to Leven.

Nearest Railway Stations

Markinch (Approx. 6 miles away)
Glenrothes with Thornton (Approx. 7 miles away)
Ladybank (Approx. 7 miles away)
Springfield (Approx. 7 miles away)
Cupar (Approx. 8 miles away)

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


parking available on the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Promenade Sands, Leven (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Leven Beach -East, Leven (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Leven Beach -West, Leven (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Mitchell Street, Leven (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
School Lane, Leven (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Victoria Road, Leven (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Forth Street, Leven (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
South Street/Viewforth, Leven (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Commercial Road, Leven (Unknown stay).
About 1 miles away
Promenade, Leven (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Leven