Beaches in St. Andrews

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Beaches in St. Andrews

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  • Jeremy Attard
    United Kingdom5 contributions
    St Andrews West Sands Beach is a very beautiful beach, a great place for a relaxing long walk by the sea. I will definitely go there again when in St Andrews.
    Written 27 November 2023
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  • alibatty🦇
    Dundee, UK5,013 contributions
    This 2 mile long sandy beach is bordered with grassy dunes sprinkled with wildflowers, and fringed with intriguing rock formations - some of which are the remnants of a lush forest that grew here in the late Carboniferous period 310 million years ago. If you know what you’re looking for , plant and insect fossils and tracks can be found here, some in situ. It’s a designated Blue Flag bathing area, and the water is amazingly translucent in places. There’s a spacious ticketed car-park, public toilets and a snack shack, plus as it’s part of the Fife Coastal Path , you can stretch your legs for as long or short as you like.
    Written 26 November 2023
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  • PonyUpMum
    225 contributions
    Always really quite clean and well kept. Good for a stroll along with the kids while inevitably waiting for the swimming pool to open
    Written 1 June 2023
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  • Gill BF
    Dundee, UK10 contributions
    Amazing experience! Great being able to go in and out of the sea and sauna. Invigorating and amazing to connect with nature.
    Written 10 February 2024
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  • JHNB1
    Cambridge, UK235 contributions
    The castle is currently closed but we were able to walk down to the beach for a paddle. Calm location and a bit cramped, luckily not too busy when we arrived. Lots of places to sit and relax on and off the beach.
    Written 2 August 2022
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