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Excursion title:

Kinghorn to Kirkcaldy

Date & time:

Saturday 10 October 2020, 10am

Finish time:

2pm

Leaders:

Ian Kearsley, EGS

Excursion aims and description:

To examine the Lower Limestone and Limestone Coal Formations between Kinghorn and Kirkcaldy

Meeting point:

Car Park at 2790 8980 at south end of Kirkcaldy (Seafield)

First locality:

Seafield breakwater

Excursion route:

a short walk from car park to Seafield Tower then on to Kinghorn following the route of the Kinghorn booklet in reverse.

Terrain, walking distance, height gain:

Coastal path and shore, About 6km in total.

Negligible height gain.

Specific or Medium- / High-Risk Hazards:

Rocks may be slippery on the shore.

Control measures required to mitigate against any Hazards referred to above:

Good walking shoes/boots and walking poles if used.

Hard hats or Hi-viz clothing needed:

Appropriate clothing for the weather. No hardhats.

May dogs be brought on the excursion?

No

Toilet information:

Toilets at Morrisons supermarket 2760 8990

Geological map sheet:

1:63,360 Solid Sheet 40 Kinross

OS map sheet:

367 Dunfermline/ Kirkcaldy

References:

Fife and Angus Geology: Fife geoHeritage Kinghorn leaflet.