Aberdour-Silver Sands (Silversands)
Aberdour Silver Sands is a small, sandy beach with good views of the islands of Inchmickery and Inchcolm. Backed by woodland the beach has a very tranquil feel. An excellent section of the Fife Coastal Path passes behind the beach.
As you would expect from a blue flag beach there are plenty of facilities here such as a beach-front café, toilets and first aid.
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Type of beach
Dogs friendly beach?
The beach is divided into a dog restricted area and a dog exercise area.
- Good fishing
- Wind surfing
OS grid ref.
NT 2000 8532
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Aberdour-Silver Sands Reviews
Worst Beach in Scotland
Drove all the way to Silversands upon several recommendations that it was a stunning beach, only to be met with the most disappointing ‘beach’ I have ever seen in Scotland.
Firstly, this is a cove and not a beach and had I known this I would have drove and extra hour south to Coldingham Bay. Secondly, the name should be changed to black sands as it was disgusting with black coal and a ridiculous quantity of seaweed. The beach did not appear clean or well kept.
Thoroughly disappointed and ! Total waste of time and fuel. Better off heading to Ayr next time. AVOID.
Lovely beach but....charcoal and fumes
Lovely beach spoilt by the build up of charcoal so that the children ended up with black hands and feet.
Also the smell and charcoal drift from the barbecues in use today - the fumes almost gassed me and the baby and charcoal spotted the towel and blanket.
Such a shame, not sure we will be back.