Is it safe to swim at Tentsmuir?
The beach is popular with walkers and daytrippers. It is also good for collecting shells. Dangerous currents and quicksands make it unsuitable for bathing though. To access the beach, take the A92 and follow the brown signs to Tentsmuir Forest and Beach.
Are you allowed to camp in Tentsmuir?
5 answers. over a year ago. over a year ago. Hi, you can’t park at Tentsmuir beach but there is a caravan park just outside Tayport, which is a few miles away.
Is there toilets at Tentsmuir?
Toilets. The Kinshaldy toilets are open all year round during car park hours (usually 9am to sunset). There are public toilets in Tayport.
Who owns Tentsmuir Forest?
Three parts of the area, Morton Lochs, Tentsmuir Point and Tayport Heath are managed by NatureScot, and are now designated as Tentsmuir National Nature Reserve, with Tentsmuir Forest covering most of the land between the three portions of the NNR.
Does Anstruther have a beach?
This lovely, sandy beach, close to Anstruther Golf Course, with interesting rock pools and overlooking the Firth of Forth, forms part of the Fife Coastal Path. Situated to the west of the harbour area of Anstruther, the beach forms a quiet bay.
Does Crail have a beach?
Crail Roome Bay Beach is made up of a sandy upper beach and rock pools at the waters edge. The Bay is south facing and combines a cove of sand and rock pools, with natural peace and quiet. The beach is about 10 minutes walk from the centre of the village.
How much is it to get into Tentsmuir?
The charge to park at Tentsmuir is £2 for the day. Tentsmuir operates a pay barrier system that is coin-operated only. Please come prepared with cash as there are no local facilties for paying by card.
How many acres is Tentsmuir forest?
|Tentsmuir National Nature Reserve
|Looking towards Tentsmuir Forest from the coast near Tentsmuir Point
|56.42°N 2.83°WCoordinates:56.42°N 2.83°W
|564 ha (1,390 acres)
Where are the seals at Tentsmuir?
Tentsmuir Forest on the coast of Fife, not far from Dundee. Wander through towering trees and rolling dunes to reach the shifting sands where seals regularly haul out. Garbh Eilean Wildlife Hide on the shores of Loch Sunart.
How much is parking at Tentsmuir?
Car parking information The charge to park at Tentsmuir is £2 for the day. Tentsmuir operates a pay barrier system that is coin-operated only. Please come prepared with cash as there are no local facilties for paying by card.
When was Tentsmuir forest planted?
The coastal location has an effect on soil structure, characteristic and climatic influence. The land was acquired by the Forestry Commission in the 1920s and planted predominantly with Scots pine and Corsican pine. There are still a few sites with the first rotation of pines planted between 1922 and 1925.
Is Anstruther beach dog friendly?
Next to a dog-friendly beach, Anstruther still has a thriving harbour, and you and your four-legged friend can enjoy locally caught fish from the popular local fish and chip shop.
How far is Tentsmuir from Fife?
Tentsmuir Forest is 1½ miles (2.4 km) east of the B945 between Leuchars and Tayport in northeast Fife. Follow signs for Kinshaldy Beach. Using SatNav? KY16 0DR is the closest postcode for Tentsmuir. The nearest bus stops are in Tayport and Leuchars.
Where is totaltentsmuir forest?
Tentsmuir Forest is 1½ miles (2.4 km) east of the B945 between Leuchars and Tayport in northeast Fife. Follow signs for Kinshaldy Beach.
Where is the nearest postcode to Tentsmuir?
KY16 0DR is the closest postcode for Tentsmuir. The nearest bus stops are in Tayport and Leuchars. Buses will stop by request at the Morton Loch road end, from where you can walk to Morton Lochs and then into the forest.
Why visit Tentsmuir Forest?
The trails throughout Tentsmuir Forest are a great way to explore. Use the map overleaf to plan your route. The combination of woodland, wetland, heathland, dunes and shoreline combine to make Tentsmuir a great place for wildlife.