Dalgety Bay Beach

Dalgety Bay is a large wide bay which looks out across the Firth of Forth, although the bay only has a small sandy beach backed by grass areas on the western point. Dalgety Bay is a popular commuter town to Edinburgh.

The bay has a sailing club with its own slipway.

Radioactive material was first detected on a part of the foreshore at Dalgety Bay in 1990. It is thought that the contamination originates from the residue of radium-coated instrument panels from military aircraft incinerated and landfilled in the area at the end of World War II.

It is thus not recommended for bathing because of this historic low-level radioactive contamination. There are local warning signs. and more information is available from Fife Council.

The beach has no facilities other than the sailing club and has limited on road parking.

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Dalgety Bay Beach.

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

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Dalgety Bay Beach Photos

7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 10.1℃ to 12.4℃ with wind speed 6.7 m/sec (W)
Tuesday, Jul 05
Expect a temp in the range 10.1℃ to 12℃ with wind speed 5.5 m/sec (WSW)
Wednesday, Jul 06
Expect a temp in the range 14℃ to 14.9℃ with wind speed 7.1 m/sec (WSW)
Thursday, Jul 07
Expect a temp in the range 11.9℃ to 13.6℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (W)
Friday, Jul 08
Expect a temp in the range 13.4℃ to 14.5℃ with wind speed 5.6 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Jul 09
Expect a temp in the range 12.7℃ to 14.8℃ with wind speed 4.2 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Jul 10
Expect a temp in the range 14.2℃ to 15.6℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (WSW)

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

Dalgety Bay Beach Tide Times

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