Elie Ruby Bay Beach, Fife


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.

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 no beaches around Leven, 25 beaches in Fife, or check our list of Fife Dog Friendly Beaches.

No water quality measurement available for Elie Ruby Bay Beach.

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