Start the trail near the base of the Forth Bridge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as you head northward and then east along the Firth of Forth and further into the Kingdom of Fife.
From North Queensferry, the trail leads past Deep Sea World to the Carlingnose Wildlife Reserve. You then pass through the town of Inverkeithing and hug the coastline up to St Davids Harbour and Downing Point. Great panoramic views can be captured from here and look out for the historic gun emplacements. The path continues past the ruins of St Bridget’s Kirk into Aberdour and then up through the Blue Flag beaches of Burntisland.
This route is used in the following itineraries: