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Dalgety Bay (/dælˈɡɛti ˈbeɪ/, Scots: Dawgety) is a coastal town and parish in Fife, Scotland, on the north shore of the Firth of Forth. According to Fife Council, the town is home to 10,030, making this the eighth-largest place in Fife. The civil parish has a population of 10,777 (in 2011). The bay was named after the original village of Dalgety, but the ruins of the 12th century St Bridget's Kirk are all that now mark the site. The new town, which was built in 1962, takes its name from the main bay it adjoins, but the town stretches over many bays and coves including Donibristle Bay and St David's Bay. Today, Dalgety Bay is a dormitory suburb of Edinburgh. While the architecture of the town reflects construction by volume housebuilders, the town is a regular winner of the Best Kept Small Town title. Its rise in population mirrors its rise in popularity as a coastal commuter town. A series of radioactive objects have been found on the shoreline of Dalgety Bay since the 1990s. The objects come from eroded landfill that contains debris from Second World War aircraft that originally had radium dials. In 2013, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency found that the Ministry of Defence was solely responsible for the contamination. Dalgety Bay contains 9 Listed Buildings or structures.


Dalgety Bay in United Kingdom awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in Dalgety Bay. After your splendid visit to Dalgety Bay, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Edinburgh. Attractions in Edinburgh include Edinburgh Castle, Greyfriars Kirkyard, The Royal Mile. To explore Dalgety Bay, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Dalgety Bay*

  • Pollution Statistics in Dalgety Bay

    Know the pollution level of Dalgety Bay before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 16.38 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 3.57 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 31.82 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 41.3 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 9.78 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 45.65 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 10.58 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 14.13 (Very Low)
  • Dalgety Bay: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Dalgety Bay for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Dalgety Bay.

    • Burglary and Theft 29.44 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 24.72 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 28.61 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 26.69 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 24.16 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 31.61 (Low)
    • Attacks 30.28 (Low)
    • Drug offense 43.61 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85.28 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 65.28 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 38.48 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 18.61 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 44.1 (Moderate)
  • Living in Dalgety Bay - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Dalgety Bay is 194.21 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 68.61 (High)
    • Climate Index 84.01 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 20.37 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 25.56 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 79.39 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 80.78 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.04 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 104.83 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Dalgety Bay

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Dalgety Bay

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.22 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14.54 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.79 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 84.07 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 82.77 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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