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Address: West of Anstruther Harbour, Anstruther KY10, Scotland

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Nice family day at the beach

Nice little, quite quiet family oriented beach which is sheltered from the wind and has lovely clean sand.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Billow Ness Beach is a bit of sand beside Anstruther Wester harbor that some people are rarely seen sitting on and that as few locals use for the stepping stones across the Dreel River as a short cut from the road, at times of low tide when the sea is out. This is less of a beach than a bit... More 

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Anstruther
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3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Nice little, quite quiet family oriented beach which is sheltered from the wind and has lovely clean sand.

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Linlithgow
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

A great place to walk the dogs after lunch. We parked at the golf course and made our way from there. Lots of golden sand and rocky edges.

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Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Very near Beaumont lodge where we stayed, a lovely little beach we had it virtually to ourselves. Lovely to sit and read a book listening to the water. Public toilets close by.

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This little beach is a hidden gem just beside the first tee of the Anster Golf Course , we have visited this beach over the last 40 years , just nice for all young families safe beach!!

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

I've walked this lovely little beach several times when visited friends in Anstruther. A bracing wind in February was probably one of my lease favourite visits, but it is pretty sheltered & glorious when the sun sneaks out from behind a cloud.

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Manchester
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55 reviews 55 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Not much in the way of amenities, but more than makes up for that in natural beauty. This is a great little beach, which we had to ourselves in early October. I'm sure it would be more busy on a hot Summer day. We didn't try the water, but I assume it would be pretty cold.

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St Andrews, United Kingdom
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111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

The East Neuk of Fife is famous for it's long streaches of golden sandy beaches, this is one of the best. The beach has a shallow increment so very safe to swim in, it's clean and there are fantastic caves to explore. Take a picnic and make a day of it! Please do take all your rubbish home with you,... More 

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Cardiff
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11 reviews 11 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

Clean sand, no overcrowding, freezing cold water lol! Great rock pools and a great putting green nearby. A little hidden gem.

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Address: Address: West of Anstruther Harbour, Anstruther KY10, Scotland
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  Anstruther

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