Fife Coastal Path

United Kingdom United Kingdom

Worth knowing

The Fife Coastal Path runs for a length of 187 kilometers through United Kingdom.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as easy and it usually takes 9 days to walk the Fife Coastal Path.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way a problem depending on the season.
Reliable water points are not always available, as these may have dried out.
You should definitely plan ahead and get informed here!

On the trail food supply is less of an issue. As a rule, you can either buy groceries every day or eat in a hut or restaurant.
Nevertheless, it is important to carry an appropriate supply with you.

You can stay overnight on campsites, in a tent/tarp and in guesthouses/hotels along the way.

Wild camping is allowed As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently allowed. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Fife Coastal Path

187 km
Elevation gain
1.600 m
Elevation loss
1.600 m
Highest Point
240 m
Lowest Point
0 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
187 km
1.600 m
1.600 m
240 m
0 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Fife Coastal Path
  • on campsites
  • in a tent/tarp
  • in guesthouses/hotels along the way
Solitude on the Fife Coastal Path
You come to villages several times a day and often meet people

The best time to hike the Fife Coastal Path is:


Arrival to the Fife Coastal Path

You will arrive via Edinburgh Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Bus. Duration approx. 2 hours.

Departure from the Fife Coastal Path

Departure is via Edinburgh Airport.

You can get to the airport per Bus. Takes about 2 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Fife Coastal Path

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