Fife covers 1,325 square kms on the east coast of Scotland. It includes some wonderful coastline and fishing villages as well as the famous links at St Andrews. Top places to visit include…
A beautiful coastal resort and university town and the home of Golf – what’s not to like about St Andrews? You can also visit the Eden Mill Distillery and Brewery, the St Andrews Aquarium, Scotland’s Secret Bunker and Kellie Castle.
The Fife coastal path
“Stretching for 117 miles from the Firth of Forth in the south, to the Firth of Tay in the north, the route offers an unrivalled walking experience.” www.fifecoastalpath.co.uk
Dunfermline Palace and Abbey
“The great abbey of Dunfermline was founded in the 11th century by Queen Margaret and the foundations of the original building lie under the stunning 12th century Romanesque style nave.
The Abbey Church is the last resting place of many Scottish kings and queens. The adjoining church, at the front of Dunfermline Abbey and Palace, is not owned or operated by Historic Scotland. It is a functioning church where services are conducted.” http://visitdunfermline.com/dunfermline-palace-and-abbey/
Aberdour Silver Sands
“Aberdour Silver Sands is one of the most popular and attractive beaches on the Fife coast.” www.visitscotland.com
Falkland Palace and Gardens
Between 1501 and 1541, King James IV and his son, James V, commissioned the best architects and craftsmen to create a ‘pleasure palace’ for their beloved country pursuits of falconry and hunting. The end result was Falkland, one of Scotland’s finest Renaissance palaces. www.nts.org.uk/Visit/Falkland-Palace/