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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, 19TH AUG - SUN, 20TH AUG

10:00 - 17:00

Defend Dunfermline World War 2 Festival

Get ready for Fife’s newest festival, Defend Dunfermline World War II, which takes place on the 19th and 20th August across the town’s high street and heritage quarter between 10am and 5pm. With captivating street theatre, exciting exhibitions and toe-tapping music, the thrilling story of Fife’s secret defence points will be brought to life for the very first time.  

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SAT, 6TH MAY - SUN, 30TH JUL

09:00 - 17:00

East Neuk Unearthed

To celebrate the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology we travel through time to discover the history that lies hidden all around us and in the earth beneath our feet. Using objects from our own collections, plus local finds borrowed from National Museums Scotland and other collections in Fife, the exhibition will provide lots of opportunities for visitors to get hands on with history.

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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, 5TH AUG - SUN, 13TH AUG

10:00 - 18:00

Pittenweem Arts Festival 2017

The annual Pittenweem Arts Festival returns for it's 35th year, bringing high quality visual art and design to the serene East Neuk village.

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  • Defend Dunfermline World War 2 Festival
  • East Neuk Unearthed
  • Byre in the Botanics
  • Pittenweem Arts Festival 2017
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July 21st 2017 11:01am
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July 20th 2017 22:24pm

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