"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Kirkcaldy - Linktown Beach

Linktown forms the southern end of Kirkaldy and its long sand and shingle beach.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Kirkcaldy

Local authority: Fife Council

OS Grid Reference: NT281904


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Things to see and do near Kirkcaldy - Linktown Beach

  • Kirkcaldy Museum & Art Gallery (1m)
  • Wonder World Soft Play (2m)
  • Ravenscraig Park (2m)
  • Kartstart Kirkcaldy (3m)
  • Beacon Leisure Centre (4m)
  • Burntisland Edwardian Museum (4m)
  • The Scottish Equestrian Centre (4m)
  • Cluny Clays (4m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Kirkcaldy Galleries
War Memorial Gardens
Abbotshall Road
Central Scotland

Phone 01592 267 775
Email info@visitscotland.com

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 21 August


Chance of rain 7%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 96%
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Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1018
Humidity 95%
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Air Quality


Chance of rain 8%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1017
Humidity 93%
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Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 87%
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Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 18°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1013
Humidity 81%
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Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1012
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
05:31 BST
(04:31 GMT)
High Tide
11:57 BST
(10:57 GMT)
Low Tide
17:59 BST
(16:59 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Linktown forms the southern end of Kirkaldy and its long sand and shingle beach.

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