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Levenmouth - Fife's Inspiring Coast

Lower Largo

The birthplace of Alexander Selkirk in 1676, who was the inspiration for Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, Lower Largo is an ancient fishing village with a beautiful sandy beach, historic buildings and an unusual river mouth harbour.

The harbour is home to many pleasure craft these days rather than fishing boats, and you can spend a lovely afternoon admiring the vessels or even take a trip.

Situated on the Fife Coastal Path, it's the perfect base for walking and discovering the beauty of this part of the region.

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Lower Largo Viaduct

Lower Largo Viaduct

The viaduct remains a striking piece of architecture, dominating the view from Lower Largo harbour. Built entirely in stone, it accommodated a single track railway and comprises four 60-foot arches, the deck of the river span being 60 feet above water level.  Squared rubble was used for most...

Christopher Trotter

Christopher Trotter

Christopher Trotter has many years of experience in the hospitality world, running hotels and restaurants. Christopher has run a Michelin starred kitchen and trained staff at all levels of the industry achieving industry awards and training qualifications, as well as working for  guides and doi...

Largo Bay

Largo Bay

Largo Bay has miles of sandy beaches and wonderful views across the Forth Estuary

Alexander Selkirk Statue

Alexander Selkirk Statue

Lower Largo is famous as the 1676 birthplace of Alexander Selkirk, who provided inspiration for Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe. The statue shows Selkirk awaiting rescue in a sculpture by Thomas Stuart Burnett (1885). Alexander Selkirk (1676 – 13 December ...


Map of Fife - Lower Largo

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