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How to get to the lochside at Craigencalt Farm.  Click the map to enlarge.

Facilities and attractions at Kinghorn Loch, Craigencalt and Whinnyhall. Click the map.

Regular Activities:

Kinghorn Radio Controlled Sailing Club: Saturdays, noon-4pm.

Kirkcaldy Canoe Club:
Saturdays 10am-noon
Tuesdays 6pm-8pm
Thursdays 6pm-8pm
There is a Winter Break with training at Kinghorn Community Centre.

Canoe Club Regattas.
Sunday in June (to be announced)

Sunday  in September (TBA)

Nordic Walking.
Mondays at 6pm
For other times contact
Judith on 07958132141

Open Water Swimmers:
Tuesdays 6pm-8pm (May-October)

Kinghorn Sailing Club:
Sundays in winter to May, noon-4pm, moves to the sea in summer.

Kinghorn Coastal Rowing Club:
Meets several times a week at the loch during winter. Contact the secretary at kinghorncoastalrowingclub@gmail.com

Walking Group:
First Wednesday of every month, meeting in the “outer” car park (the entrance to Craigencalt Farm at the bottom of Red Path Brae) at 10am.  Also meets on third Wednesday other than during winter.

Sustainable Communities Initiative (Earthship Fife) runs events on many weekends and are open at times during weekdays. Please check the timetable at the Earthship or online.

Times and dates may vary and should be confirmed with the clubs.

Contact clubs through their websites or via info@craigencalttrust.org.uk.  

The Canoe Club may be contacted through Margaret on 01592205655 or Alan on 01592262158.

The Walking Group may be contacted through Kath on 01592643318 or Pat on 01592890449 or Marilyn  07740999514. Dogs are welcome on most walks but it is best to check with the walk leader beforehand.

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‘Friends’ Annual
get-together

Kinghorn Community Centre,
7-9pm, Friday, 26th May.

Quiz, photo-competition, grub.

All ‘Friends of CRCT’ are most welcome to come to the annual gathering. Please do your best to come along.  Our new style meeting is going to be more of a social event. Along with the annual Photo Competition we are going to have a ‘Mystery’ quiz to see who can identity most places in the mystery pictures.  Tea and coffee plus nibbles will be provided but if you prefer, you can bring your own drink.

‘Come and Try’ Day

It is hard to believe that it is ten years since the first ‘Come and Try’ day took place.  It began as a way to celebrate the completion of the new jetty at Kinghorn Loch.  It is now an annual event each May.  This year was blessed with glorious sunshine.  The range of sports on offer continues to grow, in addition to the canoeing, sailing, and radio-controlled yachts, the coastal rowing team came along.  All the water sports were kept busy throughout the afternoon.  There were lots of families that also took advantage of the sunshine to visit the Earthship, wander through the woods and watch the swan on its nest and two families of mallard swimming past.  


‘Mini Walking Fest’

Lost perhaps

Dunearn Loch

Seems happy!

West Wemyss

Stoneyhall Hill

Walking Group

Canoeing

Sailing

iling

Radio control

Bird watching

iling

Coastal rowing

iling

Canadian

Balmuto Castle

Kinghorn Loch

Raith Lake

Raith House

Wild garlic

Other news

Swan to raise cygnets on its own

Sadly the male swan has had to be put down after getting tangled in discarded fishing twine.  The female is on her nest with five eggs.  We hope she will be able to raise her offspring and may leave in winter and return with a new mate.

The Swan Bench returns.

The swan bench was damaged but is now returned, thanks to the good work of Gordon Reid.  A favourite with the children.

 were panoramic and we returned via Glassmount House where we enjoyed a very warm welcome indeed and a walk through all the spring flowers. Other walks went as far as Coaltown of Wemyss, and the walk from Kinghorn to Burntisland, returning along Pettycur  Beach, at a very low tide allowed the group  to walk around the Black Rock with ease. The walk along the old ‘Great North Road’ may have been the escape route for Mary Queen of Scots from Loch Leven Castle. The walk up Dunearn Hill to the Iron Age Fort site included an invite to see the new born lambs at Dunearn Farm.  We would like to thank all the landowners for the warm welcome and keen-ness to make the visits interesting.


The weather this spring has been great.  The festival began with a walk up to Stoneyhall Hill.  The views from the top

The Walking Group has enjoyed some great walks so far this year, many have been in fair sunny weather.  The group is friendly and welcoming and usually has between 8 -12 folk. Walks take in some excellent scenery and views in the local area which looks different with each season. The May walk visited the woodland at Balwearie and Invertiel which was clothed in bluebells and wild garlic.