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Crail to Kingsbarns - Fife Coastal Path
Introduction to Walk 1559

Photo from the walk - Crail to Kingsbarns - Fife Coastal Path

County/Area - Fife

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Ascent - 250 feet / 76 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This linear route covers a section of the Fife Coastal Path between Crail and Kingsbarns. The route offers rugged coastal scenery and invigorating walking.  

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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