Situated to the West of the harbour area of Anstruther the beach forms a quiet bay adjacent to a golf course. The beach is predominately sandy with a small number of rock pools. Billowness, like so much of the Fife coastline is very important for nature. If forms part of the East Weymss to Anstruther coast Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). This area has been designated because of the large populations of birds that use the area and the diverse grassland which is home to a large number of important plant and insect species. This area of coast is also of interest for its geological properties. Billowness is the ideal destination for nature enthusiasts, walkers of people who just want to relax at the coast.