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3. Forth Rail Bridge
Difficulty of Trail: Easy peasy
Length of Trail: 1 to 2 miles return

Dalgety Bay is just a few miles from the Forth Road Bridge, and is easily reached by taking the second exit North of the Bridge (on the M90). It is signposted for Dalgety Bay. At the bottom of the slip road, take the third exit off the round about onto the A921, signposted Dalgety Bay/Inverkeithing.

St. David’s Harbour is on the West side of Dalgety Bay, and is sign posted. To find the car park at the start of the clues, follow Harbour Drive (from the western-most roundabout posted for Dalgety Bay on the A921) down to the bottom, under an archway, and go left at the very bottom.

  1. From the car park behind the apartments at the St. David’s Harbour beach, follow the coastal path heading east.
  2. An early stretch of the coastal path goes through a residential area on a paved road.
  3. Go right on the dirt path, as directed by coastal path sign.
  4. Continue on. You will go down and up steps.
  5. When you reach the Bathing House Wood (sign posted) take the fork leading 80 degrees from North.
  6. Follow path to the short coastal path sign post at the bay. At this point you have three options. Take the path leading approximately 150 degrees from North.
  7. Climb the steep steps to the top of the rock, and veer off path 270 degrees from north.
  8. Follow path 35 to 40 paces, and at this point, head towards the water.
  9. When you reach the point where your compass points line up the following:
    - Tall wooden structure : 90 degrees
    - Top of hill behind Hound Point Tanker Terminal: 185 degrees
    - Northern most tower of Forth Road Bridge: 245 degrees
    - Conservatory attached to the house by trees: 280 degrees

The letterbox should be directly below you. All points are approximate.

After finding, exchanging images and making your entry, please ensure the lid is tightly back in place and the box is hidden well out of sight.

Enjoy the view!!

For this box, you will need:
  • An inkpad
  • Something to write with
  • A compass
  • Gloves would be a good idea, and a stick to gently check the spot for critters
  • A towel or kitchen paper for cleaning mucky stamp, box or hands.
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