Black Sands Beach

Black Sands is a small sandy, shingle, quiet, tranquil and secluded stretch of sand with rocky outcrops nestling on the south side of the village of Aberdour next to the harbour.

Well worth an explore of the rock caves.

Facilities include toilets, parking.

Black Sands Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Black Sands Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Black Sands Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 25 beaches in Fife, or check our list of Fife Dog Friendly Beaches.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 7.9℃ to 10℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Feb 04cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 7.8℃ to 8℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (SW)
Sunday, Feb 05partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range -0.1℃ to 1.3℃ with wind speed 4.8 m/sec (W)
Monday, Feb 06cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 2.2℃ to 3.3℃ with wind speed 5.5 m/sec (WSW)
Tuesday, Feb 07cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.4℃ to 7.3℃ with wind speed 4.6 m/sec (SW)
Wednesday, Feb 08cloudy
Expect a temp in the range -2.1℃ to 0.9℃ with wind speed 2 m/sec (WSW)
Thursday, Feb 09partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 2.9℃ to 4.8℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (SSW)

Aberdour weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

Black Sands Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Black Sands Beach is at Burntisland 3.93 km (2.44 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.

Fri 03 Feb
   High Tide at 01:28 (Height 4.72m)
   Low Tide at 07:11 (Height 2.03m)
   High Tide at 13:48 (Height 4.91m)
   Low Tide at 19:43 (Height 1.68m)
Sat 04 Feb
   High Tide at 02:13 (Height 4.92m)
   Low Tide at 07:45 (Height 1.86m)
   High Tide at 14:28 (Height 5.10m)
   Low Tide at 20:19 (Height 1.48m)
Sun 05 Feb
   High Tide at 02:50 (Height 5.07m)
   Low Tide at 08:16 (Height 1.68m)
   High Tide at 15:03 (Height 5.24m)
   Low Tide at 20:52 (Height 1.31m)
Mon 06 Feb
   High Tide at 03:22 (Height 5.17m)
   Low Tide at 08:49 (Height 1.53m)
   High Tide at 15:34 (Height 5.33m)
   Low Tide at 21:22 (Height 1.18m)
Tue 07 Feb
   High Tide at 03:52 (Height 5.24m)
   Low Tide at 09:21 (Height 1.42m)
   High Tide at 16:03 (Height 5.37m)
   Low Tide at 21:53 (Height 1.10m)
Wed 08 Feb
   High Tide at 04:22 (Height 5.26m)
   Low Tide at 09:52 (Height 1.37m)
   High Tide at 16:33 (Height 5.37m)
   Low Tide at 22:25 (Height 1.08m)
Thu 09 Feb
   High Tide at 04:54 (Height 5.23m)
   Low Tide at 10:21 (Height 1.40m)
   High Tide at 17:03 (Height 5.32m)
   Low Tide at 22:53 (Height 1.15m)

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