The Beach Guide

Elie Woodhaven (Ruby Bay)

Elie Woodhaven (Ruby Bay) - Fife

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A quiet and sheltered sandy beach with easy access to a range of facilities. Backed by dunes, with views over the Firth of Forth. Great walking in the surrounding countryside.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs are restricted from the beach between May to September in line with the Harbour Byelaws.

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  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Facilities

    • Slipway

    Nearest town



    KY9 1AP

    OS grid ref.

    NT 4973 9963

    Water quality

    Water quality star rating


    Blue Flag AwardGreen Coast AwardMarine Conservation Society Recommended

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