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Fife Cycle Routes
Description:
The Best of the Fife Millennium Cycle Routes
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Distance: Circular route 64 miles.

Newport on Tay to Auchtermuchty: 21 miles

St. Andrews to Kettlehill: 16 miles

Auchtermuchty to Kettlehill: 8 miles

Newport on Tay to St Andrews: 19 miles
Difficulty: Can be hilly at times.
Average Time: Eight Hours (including lunch break)
How to get there: Train to Ladybank or drive to Falkland which is a good starting point. (Grid ref 255 074)
Riding conditions: The route is signposted with Fife Millennium Cycleway signs. Some of the route is quite hilly; particularly hilly parts are between Newburgh and Auchtermuchty and from just after Freuchie to Chance Inn. Between Guardbridge and Wormit the route is fairly flat.
Directions: (O.S. Landranger Maps 58 and 59). Directions are not given in detail as the route is signposted with Fife Millenium Cycleway signs.
Where to stay: Good independent hostel in Falkland (01337-857710). Plenty of B&Bs and hotels in St Andrews (tourist info 01334-472021). For accommodation in Fife generally phone Fife Tourist Board (01592-750066).
Where to eat & drink: Several hotels in Falkland all doing bar lunches, also a couple of tea rooms. There's also a choice of places in Auchtermuchty and Newburgh. Probably the best pub in Newburgh is the one you'll see with tables outside in the main street.

There's a pub in Gauldry, but the choice of food is limited - choice of food shops pubs and tea rooms in Newport however. There are shops in Leuchars and Guardbridge, which might be handy if you are planning a picnic at Kinshaldy beach in Tentsmuir forest (a lovely quiet beach).

St Andrews has lots of eating establishments and pubs, Littlejohns Restaurant is recommended but there are plenty of others. There's a pub in Pitscottie, but the choice is greater in Ceres. Despite the name there is no inn at Chance Inn.
Bike Shops: Bike shop in St. Andrews 01334-477835.
Further Information: Further information about cycling in Fife is available from:

Fife Millennium Cycleways

Fife House

North Street

Glenrothes KY7 5LT

01592 413043

www.fife-cyclingways.co.uk
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