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Fife Favourites

Our top 10 recommended things to see and do while visiting Fife

1

Book a beer or gin tour at Eden Mill and discover brewing/distilling techniques, the history of the site and learn about their key ingredients. 

2

Have an underwater adventure with the family at Scotland's national aquarium Deep Sea World

3

If you fancy a wee dram to warm you up, visit Fife’s newest distillery at Kingsbarns for a 'Dream to Dram' tour.

4

Visit St Andrews Cathedral and climb the 156 steps to the top of St Rules Tower in St Andrews for some stunning views.

5

Enjoy a walk along Fife Coastal Path – Scotland’s longest continuous coastal walk at 117 miles – and also listed as one of Scotland’s Great Trails.

6

Outlander fans must visit Falkland, Culross, Balgonie Castle, Dysart Harbour and Aberdour Castle - all film locations used in the drama series.

7

Visit Dunfermline, the ancient capital of Scotland. Steep yourself in history and walk in the footsteps of Kings and Queens.

8

Tee off on one of the Home of Golf’s 50 courses. If you’re not a golfer, take a walk across the famous Old Course on a Sunday.

9

Stop off at North Queensferry to admire the engineering marvel of the Forth Bridge – a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

10

Visit Scotland's Secret Bunker and discover how Scotland would have been governed during a nuclear attack in the Cold War.

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SAT, 20TH MAY

13:00 - 14:00

Scooter Salute!

To celebrate the opening weekend, and in honour of the beautifully restored Vespa scooter that takes pride of place in the Gateway of the new Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries, come along to Abbot Street at 1pm on Saturday to see the spectacle of 50 scooters from the local enthusiasts club drive past! The scooters will stop outside the DCL&G building for photo opportunities – promises to be be colourful, noisy fun!

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FRI, 23RD JUN - SUN, 25TH JUN

10:00 - 17:00

Eliminator Mountain Bike Festival

This festival is a family friendly festival and will revolve around the Head2Head race, and feature a round of the National Scottish Bike Trial Championships, a brand new off road Duathlon (showcasing the most northern section of the Fife Coastal Path) called The Muckathlon, Scotland’s only “invitational” Cross Country Mountain Bike Eliminator tournament and a “Mini Muckathlon” for kids.

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THU, 29TH JUN - SAT, 29TH JUL

09:00 - 14:30

Byre in the Botanics

Set in the beautiful St Andrews Botanic Gardens, with fully-seated and covered performance area and licensed bar, the 2017 programme is packed full of unmissable events.

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SAT, 10TH JUN - SUN, 11TH JUN

09:00 - 23:00

Crail Food Festival 2017

An annual event which brings together local and regional exhibitors, chefs and musicians in a celebration of Fife's food and drink.

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  • Scooter Salute!
  • Eliminator Mountain Bike Festival
  • Byre in the Botanics
  • Crail Food Festival 2017
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The first pufflings have hatched on the Isle of May! Why not take the boat trip and enjoy a fantastic day out exploring this beautiful island. #loveFife #IsleofMay #puffins http://www.welcometofife.com/highlight/take-a-magical-boat-trip-to-the-isle-of-may

May 23rd 2017 18:00pm
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Gorgeous snap by @kj_Ellicott at #NewarkCastle beside #StMonans on the #fifecoastalpath 💕 #LoveFife #ScotSpirit #scotlandphotography…

May 23rd 2017 16:16pm
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RT @tourismstandrew: There's real excitement building for arrival of #KelpieMaquettes in #StAndrews at the end of July! https://t.co/YTQOmU…

May 23rd 2017 15:28pm
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RT @visitdun: #Townhill #Loch & #Park by #Dunfermline #Fife is beautiful, day and night. There is plenty to do 🚶 🎣 #Waterski #birdwatching…

May 23rd 2017 15:26pm
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Don't forget to vote for YOUR favourite conservation area in Fife! It's close at the top with Burntisland (pictured) currently in the lead but there's still time to make your…

May 23rd 2017 14:37pm

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