GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Kilconquhar Loch

1 miles (1 km)

This walk visits the lovely KilconquharLoch in the village of Kilconquharin Fife.
The loch is a great place for wildlife watching with birds such as Little Grebes nesting in the reed beds as well as Swans, Moor Hens and Geese. It's located just to the south of the village on the Elie Estate.


KY9 1LF - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Kilconquhar Loch OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Kilconquhar Loch Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


Head into the village and you could enjoy post walk refreshment at the 17th century Kinneuchar Inn. The serve high quality dishes and have a lovely garden area with views of the surrounding countryside.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

The loch is located just to the north of the coastal village of Elie where you can pick up the Elie to Pittenweem Walk and the Fife Coastal Path.
In nearby St Andrews there's the popular Craigtoun Country Park. Here you can visit the nature trail, Italian garden, greenhouses, formal gardens, miniature railway and the large pond. The waterside trails at Cameron Reservoir are also not too far away.


Entrance to Elie Estate - - 623614

Entrance to Elie Estate One of several entrances leading into Elie Estate, this little-used one is close to Kilconquhar Loch.

By Broomlees boathouse - - 185897

By Broomlees boathouse. Looking west along the track by Broomlees boat house on the south shore of Loch Kilconquhar.

Kilconquhar Loch - - 1465381

Kilconquhar Loch Viewed from the top of Balcarres Craig. The triangular hill on the far side of the Firth of Forth is North Berwick Law.

Kilconquhar Loch and Church - - 163931

Loch and Church. Seen approaching the village from the Balbuthie road

Ruins of the old parish kirk (geograph 3682727)

Ruins of the old parish kirk in the village

Kilconquhar Inn - - 54082

Kilconquhar Inn. The village lies between Elie and Colinsburgh. The village Inn lies across the road from the Church,


GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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