The Countryside of Fife
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A vital conservation charity protecting Scotland's coast, wilderness, wildlife and countryside for the good of all. Funded largely by donations, membership is very affordable, comes with a raft of benefits and supports their work.
A wonderful range of self-catering accommodation including the Treescape - an architectural gem set in 7 acres of private forest, luxurious beach huts, characterful cottages and country houses, hideouts, retreats and even safari lodges on the coast.
Fife Coast and Countryside Trust Statement -24th March 2020
In response to the challenges of COVID–19, Fife Coast and Countryside Trust must change the way we work for a period of time to protect the health and well-being of everyone. All of our offices including our main office at Harbourmaster’s House, Dysart are now closed. We have taken the decision to safeguard our staff, volunteers and […]
Fife Coast and Countryside Trust Response to COVID-19
Fife Coast and Countryside Trust are to take decisive action to limit the role their activities play in the spread of COVID-19. FCCT will adopt measures to protect staff, volunteers and members of the public, by reviewing how services are delivered in light of this threat. After careful consideration actions are to be taken in... The post Fife Coast and Countryside Trust […]
Sounds of Spring at Loch Leven
RSPB Scotland Loch Leven's Writer in Residence Anita John brings us the latest sightings from the reserve and writes: A cold but sunny day at RSPB Scotland Loch Leven where the voluble calls of ducks, geese, swans and woodland birds all indicate that spring is just around the corner. The first cries to be heard on arrival were the distinctive kleep keep of a pair of […]
Trust Welcomes Dignitaries
Fife Coast and Countryside Trust recently welcomed The Right Honourable Gordon Brown and Provost Jim Leishman to Harbourmaster’s House, Dysart. The visit was organised to share recent progress at the Trust, with Mr Brown and Mr Leishman who have been keen supporters of the work of the Trust for many years. They were welcomed to... The post Trust Welcomes Dignitaries […]
March Eden Estuary Newsletter
Welcome to the March edition of the Eden Estuary Newsletter. February felt more like winter. Wet, windy, sleet and driving cold winds. The Lomond Hills have worn a white cloak for a week now although the coast has seen little more than rain. Changeable weather has not deterred the movement towards Spring and during the... The post March Eden Estuary Newsletter appeared first […]
March Birnie & Gaddon Newsletter
Welcome to the March edition of the Birnie & Gaddon Newsletter. As I write this, the sun is beating through the window, a brief respite from the wind, rain and sleet of late. The lengthening daylight is starting to show in the early buds bursting and a few leaves are appearing. Click to read more... The post March Birnie & Gaddon Newsletter appeared first on Fife Coast […]
Wormit Bay Works
Wormit Bay works which will cause some disruption on the Fife Coastal Path. From the 2nd March 2020 over 4-week period contractors shall be repairing parts of seawall and the granular surfaced road within the curtilage of Wormit Bay. The much-needed improvements shall provide safe access to the beach, improve parking and provide safer passage... The post Wormit Bay Works […]
Lochore Meadows Newsletter
Welcome to the Lochore Meadows Newsletter. Please click the link to open Lochore Meadows Newsletter Jan 2020 The post Lochore Meadows Newsletter appeared first on Fife Coast & Countryside Trust.
Fife Coastal Path Diversion – Dysart
Fife Coastal Path Closure – Dysart Edington Place Road closure from 24th February to 10th April. Please be aware of diversion route. The post Fife Coastal Path Diversion – Dysart appeared first on Fife Coast & Countryside Trust.
Fife Coastal Path Diversion
Fife Coastal Path Diversion: A section of the St Andrews to Guardbridge cycle path is to be resurfaced. Works start 17th February and due to end on 9th March, hopefully sooner. Thanks to St Andrews Links Trust for supporting the route and providing an alternative through the golf courses. Please see the map, follow local directions and be... The post Fife […]
Trust Flushed with Success
Representatives from Fife Coast and Countryside Trust (FCCT) recently attended the annual awards ceremony for the Loo of the Year Awards 2019, held in Birmingham. The Trust were delighted to be awarded five National Category Awards, the Public Toilet Entries Awards for Scotland and the Local Authority Entries UK and Ireland Trophy for Harbourmaster’s House,... The post […]
Festive greetings - the end of another year!
So far it has been a relatively mild winter. The lagoons in front of the Visitor Centre have only been frozen over a few days this winter so far , so we have seen plenty of ducks , geese and swans from the cafe window and from the hides. Many pink footed geese have now flown further south but there are still roughly 1100 wintering around Loch Leven. One white fronted goose was […]