South Queensferry to Burntisland

Part of St Margaret’s Way


Crossing the Forth Road bridge, hundreds of feet above the Firth on a special bike/walkway, the Way descends into North Queensferry where, directly underneath the famous railway bridge, it joins Fife Coastal Path.

This signposted path hugs the coast dominated by great bluffs of magma, reminders of Scotland’s volcanic past, to Dalgety Bay. Great views looking back at the Forth bridges. Keeping to Fife Coastal Path and National Bike Route, the Way continues along quiet roads and forest paths until the famous island of Inchcolm comes into sight. Then past St Bridget’s church, along into the pretty fishing village of Aberdour, dominated by its castle, and down to the harbour. Then along the Fife Coastal Path round bays and along woodland tracts to the busy town of BurntIsland. Flat and easy going. Plenty of shops and pubs and information notices along the way.  

Accommodation in Burntisland

Bed & Breakfasts You can explore LINKS for B &B accommodation but examples are below. If already booked the owner can normally recommend another available B &B. The Beach House 01592 872020 Grunand Guest House 01592 873877 Bank House Hotel 01592 870305

Our Special Recommendations

Pettycur Bay Holiday Park: (About 3 miles east and beyond Burntisland) 
(0) 1592 892 200

The guidelines and requirements prevent spread of Covid 19 is having a severe impact on pilgrimage activity in Scotland.
Please see further guidance in the What are the Plans for 2020, and looking forward to 2021 section.
Covid 19 is having a severe impact on pilgrimage activity in Scotland.