Walks and trails in Fife

The stunning landscapes of Fife, Scotland, offer so many walking and hiking trails. From gentle strolls to challenging hill walks. The Fife Coastal Path links St Andrews with other villages and towns, taking you on the scenic route along the beautiful Scottish coastline. Explore the magnificent areas of St Andrews, the East Neuk and beyond, during your stay with us at Elderburn Lodges.

St Andrews town walks

St Andrews is a very picturesque town, with attractive architecture and beautiful beaches. There are many lovely town and beach walks to enjoy here. The Town and Gown Walk passes through beautiful university buildings. It also takes in the famous Old Course, home of golf and the ruins of St Andrews Castle and Cathedral.

Exploring the East Neuk

The East Neuk of Fife is our beautiful wee nook (or neuk) of Scotland. It includes many lovely towns and villages on the east coast, which are perfect to explore during your stay here. Such as St Andrews, Elie, St Monans, Pittenweem and Anstruther. There are so many wonderful walking routes in this area, suitable for most ages and abilities.

The Fife coastal path

The Fife Coastal Path follows the beautiful east coastline, stretching 183 km from Kincardine to Newburgh, passing through St Andrews along the way. The route is waymarked and fairly easy to walk. The entire trail would take several days to complete, but you can choose any section to walk at your own pace. Some sections are also great for cycling. The path is easy to access from St Andrews and includes a range of terrains, including gorgeous beaches, riverbanks and woodland. This is one of the main attractions in the area and is highly recommended!

Discover local walking routes and trails above and find more things to do during your stay at Elderburn Lodges in our guide to St Andrews and Fife.

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