WHAT TO DO IN THE AREA

This quiet family hotel with impressive views across the River Forth to Edinburgh is perfectly situated for the romantic getaway break.
Just wander in Aberdour along the scenic walk to the old harbour, stroll along Silversands Beach or visit Aberdour castle and its gardens in the village centre.
Forth View Hotel Panorama
Located at only 15 miles from Edinburgh Airport, the hotel is an ideal base for touring. Edinburgh city centre is only 30 mintes by train from Aberdour's picturesque award winning railway station. Glasgow is one hours drive away and 45 mintues will take you to St Andrews, home of golf. During the first week in August, the Village Festival provides a week of entertainment and local culture.

As well as making sure that your holiday is special Pauleen would be delighted to help you plan your stay and onward route.

Golf Course Aberdour Aberdour boasts a splendid 18-hole golf course overlooking the bay. Forth View Hotel is an ideal base for playing Fife's numerous first class courses.

Other local leisure activities include:

Silver Sands Beach Swimming: Aberdour has two beaches, Blacksands and Silversands. Blacksands is a picturesque small beach close to the old harbour and the village centre and offers views of the Island of Inchcolm nearby.

Silversands is a familiy friendly beach that lies in a sheltered bay between Hawkcraig Point and Burntisland. It has two car parks, one close to the beach, and an overflow car park on Hawkcraig Road. For more information please click here.

For indoor swimming round the year we recommend the Beacon Leisure Centre. It is located at only 4 miles from the hotel in the next village along the coast, Burntisland. For a list of activities and timetables please check the link provided above.

Forth Rail Bridge Walking and Cycling: Forth View Hotel is perfectly located for walking or cycling tours as it lies along the Fife Coastal Path.

Coastal Path Post Following the coastal path towards the west you will reach the old harbour, Black Sands Beach, and the grounds of the Aberdour Golf Club.
You can walk or cycle further to the scenic Dalgety Bay (3 miles) or past the Carlingnose Point Wildlife Reserve to the Forth Rail Bridge and Forth Road Bridge in North Queensferry (approx. 10 miles).

Towards the east the coastal path leads past Hawkcraig Point with its splendid 360 degree views, the Boat House, and Silversands Beach to Burntisland (2 miles).

Should you plan a walking or cycling tour in the area, we highly recommend checking out the information offered on the Fife Coastal Path website and also downloading map No. 2 (North Queensferry to Burntisland) from here.

Tennis: Aberdour Tennis Club is located in a small park close to Blacksands Beach and the village centre. It has three floodlit astroturf tennis courts. The tennis courts are open to visitors when not in use for the modest fee of £4. For more information please click here.