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Fife Five history hot spots

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Visit the places where history left its mark! Immerse yourself in ancient tales of people and places. Follow in the footsteps of royal history, experience the favourite places of Mary Queen of Scots and journey pilgrims’ travels. Be inspired by Outlander, see medieval masterpieces and don’t forget to share your historic tales.
A favourite of Mary Queen of Scots

A favourite of Mary Queen of Scots

Experience a day in the life of the Stuart monarchs at Falkland Palace and a favourite place of Mary, Queen of Scots. The Palace is also home to the oldest Real or Royal tennis court in Britain, built for King James the V.

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Be inspired by Outlander

Be inspired by Outlander

One of the many Fife Outlander film locations, visiting Culross is like stepping back in time. Relive the domestic life of the 16th and 17th centuries amid the old buildings and cobbled streets of the fascinating Royal Burgh of Culross. Explore the beautiful refurbished palace with its decorative painted ceilings and furnishings of the period. Behind the palace is the restored 17th century garden, complete with herbs, vegetables and fruit trees.

 

Medieval Masterpiece

Medieval Masterpiece

Visit Scotland's largest and most magnificent medieval church. If you've got a head for heights, climb St Rule's Tower for an amazing view of this historic town.

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Artistic History

Artistic History

Kellie Castle dates from as early as the 14th century and is one of Fife's hidden gems.  The stunning grounds and garden could easily be a day out in themselves.

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Royal History

Royal History

Visit Dunfermline Abbey in Scotland's ancient capital, where some of Scotland's greatest medieval monarchs were laid to rest, including King Robert the Bruce.

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The Accessible Kingdom of Fife

The Accessible Kingdom of Fife

Euansguide.com is a listings and review website that helps disabled people and their families know which venues are truly accessible. The team at Euan's Guide love coming to Fife and have given us their recommended itinerary for an accessible trip to the Kingdom. 

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Fife Historic Highlights

Fife Historic Highlights

Joanna Rodgers, Operations Officer at MUSA (Museum of the University of St Andrews) shares top tips on her favourite historic highlights to visit on a day out in the Kingdom, as well as where to eat out.

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Cycling the Fife Coast

Cycling the Fife Coast

Keen cyclist and Sustainability Researcher James Bonner took a 3 day cycle around the Fife coast, taking in some of its natural and cultural attractions.

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Hidden Golf Treasures

Hidden Golf Treasures

Fife is known all over the world as the Home of Golf with the most famous course in the world - the Old Course at St Andrews - at the top of many golfers must visit list. But we also have lots of other wonderful courses and we've picked a selection which are well worth playing.

 

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