Fife :: Things to do, Life, Jobs & Investment

Scotland's best
kept secret...

Beautiful countryside, a stunning coast-line and award
winning beaches. With the culture, history and heritage, outdoor activities, leisure pursuits and the fabulous restaurants offering delicious food for all, your visit to Fife will never be forgotten.

Fife's coast
is beautiful

Fife has several towns bursting with growth, culture and opportunities, and a lot of famous landmarks in Scotland can be found in Fife. Situated between the Firth of Tay and the Firth of Forth, Fife is within commuting distance for a million people, and has an excellent road and rail network.

Renewables in Scotland

Fife is working to position itself as a centre of excellence for green energies and renewables in Scotland. Efforts to support the sector include businesses in manufacturing, research and service facilities.

Education in Fife

Education runs through Fife's veins, with a rich history of learning that reaches back 600 years.

St Andrews University is Scotland's first university and is the third-oldest in the English-speaking world. Today it continues to be proud of its alumni who have contributed so much to science, the arts, medicine and divinity.

Fife is a beautiful
place to live

It has picturesque coastal villages and bustling towns, hundreds of schools and a resilient jobs market.

Residents also benefit from the landscape - the activities on offer and sheer amount of things to do.

Ambitious programme for 10-day festival

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Marking its tenth birthday this summer (27 June - 6 July) with top class music, literature and art, the East Neuk Festival weaves its programme into...

Fife location map


Getting to Fife is easier than you think. Nestled between Edinburgh and Dundee, you can choose to arrive in Fife by road, rail, air or sea. 

The transport infrastructure in Fife is excellent, making your journey stress-free and simple.

Explore Fife Map

Explore Fife

Discover places to visit with our interactive map.

Developments in Fife Map

Fife's developments

Interactive timeline of Fife's developments.

Events in Fife

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Kirkcaldy Links Market

16 - 21 April

Running almost a mile in length along Kirkcaldy's Esplanade the Links Market, which has its...


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Toby Paterson Exhibition...

27 April - 22 June

An opportunity to experience work by the internationally recognised artist Toby Paterson...


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Open Studios North Fife

3 - 5 May

The award-winning Open Studios North Fife event allows visitors to see almost 80 Fife-based...


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Chariots of Fire Beach Race

1 June

Now in its fourth year, Sunday 1st June 2014 sees the return of Chariots on the silver sands...


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