St. Monans Beach
St. Monans Beach is a quaint and serene location in one of the traditional fishing villages within the East Neuk of Fife, known for its historic charm and picturesque settings. The beach itself is a mix of rocky areas and sandy patches, offering a peaceful retreat for walkers, photographers, and those seeking a quiet moment by the sea. It's famed for the nearby St. Monans Windmill and salt pans, adding historical interest to the scenic coastal walks available in the area. The village's harbor, with its colorful boats and old stone buildings, provides a beautiful backdrop and a sense of the community's maritime heritage.


St. Monans,
KY10 2AU,


Our Day at St. Monans Beach

Hunting for Sea Glass

While I have not personally visited this particular beach, the information provided on this site is a compilation of contributions and experiences from a community of individuals who have. Their insights offer a broad view of what to expect and how to maximize your sea glass hunting adventure there. If you have had the opportunity to explore this location and gather sea glass, your input would be highly valued. By sharing your experience, tips, or any unique finds in the comment section below, you can help enrich this resource for future visitors and fellow enthusiasts. Your knowledge and perspective are what make this community informative and engaging, so please don’t hesitate to contribute.

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Parking is available within St. Monans village or near the harbor. While the village is small, it's recommended to park respectfully of local residents and walk to the beach. During busier times, especially in summer, it's wise to arrive early to find convenient parking.


From Edinburgh, take the A90 and M90 towards Kirkcaldy and Glenrothes, then follow signs for the A915 towards Leven, continuing on the A917 to St. Monans. On reaching St. Monans, follow local signage to the beach or harbor areas. Parking can be found within the village or near the harbor. The beach is accessible by foot from these parking areas, with clear paths and signage guiding the way.


Public toilets are available in the village, close to the harbor and beach areas.


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