(177) Limekilns-Charlestown Circuit (Fife)

Route Summary
A gentle and attractive “coast and countryside” circular walk from the old pier at pretty Limekilns on the South Fife coast, overlooking the inner Forth Estuary. The focal point on the walk at the once busy, but now peaceful, harbour at Charlestown village, is the ruined remains of massive lime kilns, built into the cliff-side.

Duration: 2 hours.

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(161) Wormit-Balmerino Abbey Circuit (Fife)

Route Summary
An interesting coastal walk in a very scenic area with lots of ups and downs on the undulating route taking in views of the Tay Estuary and mixed woodland. The Tay Rail Bridge and the pretty hamlet of Balmerino, with its ancient abbey ruins, are particularly memorable features.

Duration: 3.5 hours.

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(099) Culross – Country and Heritage Walk (Fife)

Route Summary
This is an easy walk in the countryside environment around and about the unique and historic Fife coastal village of Culross. The route offers fine views over the Firth of Forth before exploring the village’s charming architectural treasures.

Duration: 3 hours. Continue reading “(099) Culross – Country and Heritage Walk (Fife)”

(061) Pittenweem-St Monans-Abercrombie Circular (Fife)

Route Summary
Although a little longer than our typical walk, this is essentially a gentle stroll. The history of the area is evident all around you and there are wonderful views of the coastline, and out to prominent features in the Firth of Forth such as the Isle of May and Bass Rock.

Duration: 3.5 hours. Continue reading “(061) Pittenweem-St Monans-Abercrombie Circular (Fife)”

(055) Newburgh Circular (Fife)

Route Summary
This an easy walk alongside the wide and impressive estuary of the River Tay. The walk takes in an early section of the Fife Coastal Path, passing the old berthing areas for fishing and cargo boats. The return route uses an old right of way to circle back to the rear of the town.

Duration: 2 hours. Continue reading “(055) Newburgh Circular (Fife)”