Lime-rich dune grassland is an increasingly rare habitat on the east of Scotland. Such conditions make Dumbarnie Links an important habitat for rare plants and invertebrates. Nearly 2,000 species, including 1,200 insects and a wide variety of shore and sea birds, have been recorded here.
- Rare plants
- Offshore seabirds
Best time to visit?
- Spring and summer for flowers
- Summer for butterflies
- All year round for birds
The Fife Coastal Path passes through the reserve.
For more local reserve information, visit the Fife Members’ Centre website.