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Tentsmuir Fife

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This huge part of the Fife peninsula contains some of the most interesting habitats in the region. It has one of the largest and oldest Forestry Commission plantations in lowland Scotland, covering some 2500 hectares. On the seaward side of the forest are extensive and dynamic dune systems, the northerly part of which is a National Nature Reserve adjoining the Tay Estuary.

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Public vehicular access is restricted to Kinshaldy NO500237 where the Forestry Commission provides a car park and visitor facilities. There is a no restriction on pedestrian access but it is a long beach.

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