Find Nearest Beaches in Fife

Planning a trip to the Fife coast and looking for where the nearest Fife beach is, our UK beach lists and beach search will help you discover the nearest beach to me.  Then for each Fife beach, we will answer questions around location, rural or town, sandy or pebble, rockpools, tide times, weather forecast, dog restrictions, bathing water quality, closest beach cafes and provide general information on the beach, its facilities and the surrounding area.

When on a beach page use our tools to expand your search to nearby seaside villages, towns and the surrounding Fife coast for things to see and do or places to eat.

If you are looking for an award-winning beach, you can browse our UK Blue Flag lists or our UK Seaside Award lists.

Have a dog? Finding a dog-friendly beach can be hard work and our dog-friendly beach lists will help direct you to the best locations allowing dogs.

Finding the best beach in Fife is easy – explore the beach links below, to find the closest beach just hit the “Find Near Me” button or use the search bar to plan where your next Fife beach visit should be.

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Find Fife Dog Friendly Beaches

Heading to the Fife coast with your dog and not sure if they are allowed on any beaches?

This Fife list of dog friendly beaches will help in planning your next trip to the beach, beaches for dogs near Fife

Our Fife dog friendly beach list currently has 14 Fife beaches listed where dogs are allowed with 2 beaches that have some dog restrictions, and there are no beaches on which a full dog ban is in operation.

Fife dog friendly beaches Fife Beaches allowing dogs

This list shows 14 Fife beaches with no dog restrictions and can be used all year.

  1. Kingsbarns Beach, Kingsbarns
  2. Seafield Beach, Kirkcaldy
  3. Leven Beach, Leven
  4. Tentsmuir Sands Beach, Tayport
  5. Black Sands Beach, Aberdour
  6. Billow Ness Beach, Anstruther
  7. Kinghorn Beach, Kinghorn
  8. Pettycur Bay Beach, Kinghorn
  9. Lower Largo Beach, Leven
  10. Pathhead Sands Beach, Kirkcaldy
  11. Roome Bay Beach, Crail
  12. St Andrews West Sands Beach, St Andrews
  13. St Andrews East Sands Beach, St Andrews
  14. Elie Ruby Bay Beach, Leven

Note, although dogs are allowed you are expected to keep control of your dog, clean-up after them and some beaches may require you to keep them on a lead. Please check local information sites for any restrictions.

Fife beaches with dog restrictions Fife Beaches that have dog restrictions

This list shows 2 Fife beaches allowing dogs but with some restrictions. These restrictions could be a time of day, restricted zones, dogs to be kept on a lead or only allowed out of season. Check our beach information page for details of the restrictions in place.

  1. Silver Sands Beach, Aberdour
  2. Earlsferry Beach, Leven

Fife Beaches that do not allow dogs Fife Beaches that do not allow dogs

We have no Fife beaches recorded that do not allow dogs at any time.

Fife Beaches that we have NO dog restriction information

This list shows 9 Fife beaches where we have no information on dog restrictions.

  1. Earlsferry West Beach, Leven
  2. Burntisland Beach, Burntisland
  3. Dalgety Bay Beach, Dunfermline
  4. Linktown Beach, Kirkcaldy
  5. Largo East Beach, Leven
  6. Lundin Links Beach, Leven
  7. Pittenweem Beach, Anstruther
  8. Shell Bay Beach, Leven
  9. Castle Sands Beach, St Andrews

  10. If a Fife beach is not listed above then we have no information and you will have to check local beach information boards.

    Note that we try to keep this dog beach information up to date but restrictions are set by local councils and occasionally we may miss a change.