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Lochore Meadows Country Park

Lochore Meadows Country Park by Lochgelly covers an area of 1,200 acres at the centre of which lies the stunning Loch Ore.



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Tel: 01592 583343
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Situated in the heart of Fife, Lochore Meadows is a free visitor attraction that boasts huge range of activities.

Aside from relaxing on the beach at Loch Ore, you can spend time walking, bird-watching, cycling, fishing, paddling, playing in the playpark or enjoying a picnic or barbecue.

Within Lochore Meadows 1200 acres you can also find an incredible variety of habitats such as wildflower meadows, park land and ancient woodlands.   Much of the park is suitable for wheelchairs and buggies and we also provide all terrain mobility scooters for hire to help you explore.

This 260 acre loch in the middle of the Lochore Meadows Country Park is well stocked with trout for boat and bank fishing.

If you enjoy golf, then Lochore Meadows 9 hole course has great views across the wooded hills, providing a tranquil setting for a relaxing game.

Cyclists won't be disappointed with a variety of paths, single track trails, a skills loop and Whitewood bike park.

For those who require some additional support, we have a range of adaptive bikes for hire including recumbent and upright trikes, adaptive wheelchair bikes and tandems. Groups with carers or families can come along together to experience cycling in a traffic free area. For carers who haven’t used the bikes before we can offer advice and training.

There are a range of watersports activities that you can enjoy at Lochore Meadows from sailing to canoeing and kayaking.

The visitor centre has a café with an outdoor decking area, public toilets with disabled access and baby changing facilities

There's an interpretation area that displays information about the history of the park and interactive displays to help people navigate around the park and get the most from their visit.

The opening hours for the Visitor Centre are:
Monday to Sunday 8am - 6pm

The opening hours for the Lochside Cafe are:
Monday to Friday 9.30am - 4pm
Saturday and Sunday 9.30am - 5pm

Overnight stays

Visiting for the day just not long enough? We’re now welcoming motorhome overnight stays in the park!

The cost is £10 per night, please call ahead to check availability. 




There are two main entrances into Lochore Meadows Country Park.
The first entrance is found on the main road leading through the village of Crosshill, situated between Lochgelly and Benarty. Signage will direct you along the main driveway leading into the park.
The other main entrance is situated just off the Great North Road in Kelty. It’s around a mile’s walk into the park from here.

Travelling by car

If you’re using Sat Nav to get you here, our postcode is KY5 8BA.
Free parking and disabled parking is available in large car parks situated next to the park visitor centre and the Outdoor Education centre.
A smaller free car park at the North Road entrance is also available from which you can walk into the park along a newly refurbished path which will lead you around the loch.

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