Culture & Lifestyle
Fife has been home to kings, queens and saints and given the world influential thinkers, adventurers and of course golf.
What will it give you? Discover a new world of stunning beaches, picturesque seaside villages, forests and lochs. Party at festivals and delight in the natural larder of the countryside. There's so much to discover in Fife.
You'll be able to shop all day in the specialist boutiques and craft-shops unique to Fife. There's no shortage of high-street brands either for everything you're looking for.
Food and drink
Fife’s wonderful natural larder is at the heart of a food renaissance, and from the farmers’ markets and organic shops to the Michelin-starred restaurants you won't go hungry. Don't forget to leave room for some award-winning fish and chips!
Watch a play, opera or ballet, or dance the night away at a concert. Catch an arthouse film at an intimate cinema or see the latest blockbuster at a larger multiscreen theatre. There are plenty of events in Fife.
Outdoor pursuits in Fife include archery, clay-pigeon shooting and horse-riding. If you prefer something a little more edgy, try off-road driving, go-karting or a high-speed track-day at Knockhill Racing Circuit.
When you tee off in Fife, you follow in the footsteps of some of the greatest names in golf. Offering some of the finest courses in the world, visiting golfers will find a traditionally warm welcome in Fife.
Grab your bike and explore Fife on two wheels on the 300 miles of cycle route. There's the 105 mile Kingdom Route, linking the Forth and Tay road bridges, old railway-line and off-road forest challenge to tempt you.
Following the sea around much of the peninsula, the Fife Coastal Path is stunning. Taking in the iconic bridges, majestic castles and picturesque fishing villages you'll see all of Fife's natural charm.
With the sea to three sides, Fife offers plenty of water-based action. From sailing or surfing to swimming, Fife’s coastline can be enjoyed from one of the award-winning blue-flag beaches or the fresh sea itself.
Museums and galleries
Fife’s municipal museums and galleries are free to be enjoyed by all. Find classical works of the Scots colourists combined with contemporary art and sculpture from across the centuries.
Winter and spring festivals and summer galas are a chance for everyone in the community to join in the celebrations. Dance at street fairs, let your hair down at concerts and revel in the festivals of music, art, theatre and comedy.
Living in Fife
There's something to do in Fife all year round.