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Kingsbarns Beach

  • St Andrews
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Beaches

Attraction Information

Got little explorers? Kingsbarns Beach in South Scotland has plenty of awesome things to discover, from little creatures in rock pools to awesome fossils. 

Bring along your magnifying glass, because this is a great place to find all sorts of fascinating fossils. They have such pretty patterns, they’ll make a great memento to remember your trip by! Keep your eyes out for rock pools, too, you may spot some starfish or crabs living there. 


  • 2 miles of golden sand 
  • Dogs allowed (but must be kept under control) 
  • Great for swimming of castle building

Opening hours

All year round



Travel & Contact Information


Black Stile, St Andrews, Kingdom of Fife, KY16 8SX, Scotland

Phone number



Click here to visit Kingsbarns Beach's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

No, there are no toilets available.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Kingsbarns Beach has not told us about their dining options.

Yes, Kingsbarns Beach is wheelchair friendly.

Yes, Kingsbarns Beach have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Kingsbarns Beach has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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