Castle Sands Beach

Castle Sands is a small sandy beach that sits below the castle walls. The beach has some rock formations when the tide is out.

The beach has an old tidal pool known as “Castle Pool” that is popular.

The beach is accessible from the main town and all facilities of the town are available.

We have no current information on dog restrictions for Castle Sands Beach.

Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 3 beaches at St Andrews, 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 3.5℃ to 4.2℃ with wind speed 1.2 m/sec (SW)
Thursday, Dec 01rain
Expect a temp in the range 4.4℃ to 5.3℃ with wind speed 1.3 m/sec (SW)
Friday, Dec 02cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 8℃ to 8.2℃ with wind speed 3.1 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Dec 03cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 6.4℃ to 7.1℃ with wind speed 3.6 m/sec (SSE)
Sunday, Dec 04lightrainshowers_night
Expect a temp in the range 4.9℃ to 6℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (E)
Monday, Dec 05cloudy
Expect a temp in the range 5.3℃ to 6℃ with wind speed 6.2 m/sec (E)
Tuesday, Dec 06rain
Expect a temp in the range 6.3℃ to 6.9℃ with wind speed 6.2 m/sec (E)

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

Castle Sands Beach Tide Times

Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Castle Sands Beach is at Anstruther Easter 14.97 km (9.30 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.

Wed 30 Nov
   Low Tide at 00:55 (Height 1.39m)
   High Tide at 07:14 (Height 4.71m)
   Low Tide at 13:17 (Height 2.11m)
   High Tide at 19:32 (Height 4.68m)
Thu 01 Dec
   Low Tide at 02:13 (Height 1.51m)
   High Tide at 08:29 (Height 4.59m)
   Low Tide at 14:32 (Height 2.20m)
   High Tide at 20:49 (Height 4.65m)
Fri 02 Dec
   Low Tide at 03:32 (Height 1.50m)
   High Tide at 09:39 (Height 4.58m)
   Low Tide at 15:42 (Height 2.12m)
   High Tide at 21:56 (Height 4.70m)
Sat 03 Dec
   Low Tide at 04:39 (Height 1.43m)
   High Tide at 10:43 (Height 4.66m)
   Low Tide at 16:42 (Height 1.95m)
   High Tide at 22:56 (Height 4.80m)
Sun 04 Dec
   Low Tide at 05:37 (Height 1.35m)
   High Tide at 11:39 (Height 4.78m)
   Low Tide at 17:35 (Height 1.74m)
   High Tide at 23:49 (Height 4.89m)
Mon 05 Dec
   Low Tide at 06:24 (Height 1.30m)
   High Tide at 12:26 (Height 4.89m)
   Low Tide at 18:22 (Height 1.53m)
Tue 06 Dec
   High Tide at 00:38 (Height 4.97m)
   Low Tide at 07:03 (Height 1.27m)
   High Tide at 13:07 (Height 4.98m)
   Low Tide at 19:07 (Height 1.35m)

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