Elie Ruby Bay Beach

Ruby Bay is a sandy beach in a sheltered bay to the east of the village of Elie that is backed by dunes and grass areas. The beach is also referred to as Wood Haven.

The beach is known for “Elie rubies”, blood-red pyrope garnets embedded in the volcanic rock along the shoreline. On a sunny day, you can lie down along the high tide line and you should see the rubies glinting in the sunlight.

Facilities include toilets with disabled access, picnic area, parking, although more is available in the town and cafes/restaurant nearby.

Elie Ruby Bay Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

Dog Friendly Beach?

Elie Ruby Bay Beach is dog friendly and allows dogs all year.
Elie Ruby Bay 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 5℃ to 5.5℃ with wind speed 8.8 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Jan 28partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 4.2℃ to 5.5℃ with wind speed 8.9 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Jan 29cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 4.3℃ to 5.5℃ with wind speed 9.1 m/sec (WSW)
Monday, Jan 30partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 5.1℃ to 5.8℃ with wind speed 14.2 m/sec (W)
Tuesday, Jan 31cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.9℃ to 7.6℃ with wind speed 10.2 m/sec (WSW)
Wednesday, Feb 01rain
Expect a temp in the range 3.2℃ to 4.6℃ with wind speed 9.2 m/sec (W)
Thursday, Feb 02cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 2.2℃ to 2.5℃ with wind speed 6 m/sec (W)

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

Elie Ruby Bay Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Elie Ruby Bay Beach is at Anstruther Easter 7.83 km (4.87 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height. These times are not adjusted for BST.

Fri 27 Jan
   Low Tide at 00:10 (Height 0.77m)
   High Tide at 06:24 (Height 4.93m)
   Low Tide at 12:07 (Height 1.42m)
   High Tide at 18:37 (Height 5.07m)
Sat 28 Jan
   Low Tide at 00:48 (Height 1.17m)
   High Tide at 07:18 (Height 4.65m)
   Low Tide at 12:46 (Height 1.72m)
   High Tide at 19:35 (Height 4.78m)
Sun 29 Jan
   Low Tide at 01:29 (Height 1.60m)
   High Tide at 08:16 (Height 4.41m)
   Low Tide at 13:40 (Height 2.01m)
   High Tide at 20:39 (Height 4.51m)
Mon 30 Jan
   Low Tide at 02:28 (Height 1.98m)
   High Tide at 09:15 (Height 4.24m)
   Low Tide at 15:00 (Height 2.21m)
   High Tide at 21:44 (Height 4.31m)
Tue 31 Jan
   Low Tide at 03:59 (Height 2.20m)
   High Tide at 10:19 (Height 4.18m)
   Low Tide at 16:31 (Height 2.21m)
   High Tide at 22:53 (Height 4.23m)
Wed 01 Feb
   Low Tide at 05:21 (Height 2.21m)
   High Tide at 11:30 (Height 4.26m)
   Low Tide at 17:48 (Height 2.03m)
Thu 02 Feb
   High Tide at 00:04 (Height 4.31m)
   Low Tide at 06:18 (Height 2.09m)
   High Tide at 12:33 (Height 4.44m)
   Low Tide at 18:47 (Height 1.78m)

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